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Farm Manager

Women’s Environmental Institute (501(c)3 organization) Amador HIll Farm and Orchard
15715 River Road,North Branch, MN

The Women’s Environmental Institute is looking for a full-time farm manager, passionate about organic regenerative farming, with several years of experience managing an organic farm or mentored to the level of equivalent manager capacity. We are looking for a farmer willing to make a possible 2-3-year commitment at our farm, Amador Hill Farm and Orchard, near North Branch, Minnesota. This person best lives in or near our area (Chisago, Isanti, Polk Counties) and be ready to assume a 12-month position, starting with fewer hours in the
off-season and full time from May until the end of November. Partial reimbursement for moving expenses are negotiable. The new Farm Manager will work in tandem with the Residential Farm Manager and farm landowner.

Women’s Environmental Institute (501(c)3 organization)
Amador Hill Farm and Orchard

Job Category: Farm Manager
Wage Range: up to $20/hour, negotiable based on experience. Includes paid holidays.

Position Type: Full Time
Variable hrs/week:  
Intensive work weeks (March-October)  up to 48 hours/wk; less intensive hours/week  (Nov-Feb).
Location: Women’s Environmental Institute at Amador Hill Farm,15715 River Road, North Branch, MN
First review of applications starts Jan. 25, until this position is filled. Check back at the WEI website www.w-e-i.org to see if the position is still open. Deadlines for next review of applications (if positions are still open occurs on the following dates): Feb. 10, Feb. 24, March 10.

Requirements:
A passion and commitment to organically certified farming and the alternative agriculture movement. Commitment to the values and mission of the Women’s Environmental Institute. Experience working as a farm manager with a dedicated farm crew Knowledge and experience with the principles and practices of organic regenerative farming and ability to share this knowledge to guide less experienced farmers in best farming practices and effective learning Willingness to consider a 2-3-year commitment to this job, and possibly longer; pending review. Experience working with a farm crew of most likely college-age persons from various cultural backgrounds and varied farm experience. Experience working with temporary helpers, including high school students, elders, visitors, volunteers, and short-term working groups for time-intensive projects. Experience working across social differences of race, class, sexuality, gender, age and ability and rural/urban differences. Good interpersonal skills, a positive attitude, good team management skills, optimism. Experience keeping extensive farm records and ability to blaze a trail through food and farming regulations and licensing. Willingness to explore our North Circle farmer and rural community and participate in building our local community relationships as a contributing member. Experience working in and living in a small rural community. Valid driver’s license Preferred Experience: Experience teaching and mentoring. Early-riser. Positive self-care practices. Good story teller. Lover of the land. Meal-maker and fun-maker. Interest in value-added production. Experience in farm financial planning. Experience building alternative farm energy systems. Experience and interest in aquaponics farming. Experience with minor repair and construction Experience with farm machine maintenance Experience with tender and small-scale forest management. Ability to talk and walk with the plants, nurture and grow nutritional weeds, and develop a wide-ranging knowledge of WEI’s farm and forest ecosystem.

Location:
Women’s Environmental Institute (501(c)3 organization) Amador HIll Farm and Orchard 15715 River Road,North Branch, MN

Hours/Week:
40

Web Address:
https://w-e-i.org/jobs/

Contact Info:
Farm & Main Office: North Branch Office Amador Hill Farm and Orchard 15715 River Road North Branch, MN 55056 Mailing Address: WEI P.O. Box 128 North Branch, MN 55056 St Paul Office – 550 Rice St St Paul, MN 55103 Phone: 651.583.0705 Email: wei@w-e-i.org Hiring Manager: jz@w-e-i.org

Communications and Social Media

Women’s Environmental Institute (501(c)3 organization) Amador HIll Farm and Orchard
15715 River Road,North Branch, MN

The Women’s Environmental Institute is hiring someone to help them continue to develop and maintain social media and communications. The work includes advertising in social media, developing our printed material, digital marketing, website upkeep, newsletter production and various creative ways to picture and share what we do at WEI.  This position is treasured by us and we want this to be productive and satisfying work by someone committed to our mission and the joy of creative outreach, communication and connection.

Working hours are flexible but organized by weekly deadlines which require completion and some tenacity. Working remotely is an option, although we love to have in-person meetings as much as possible (minimally twice a month). The work load will shift at various times, given the priorities and operational plans set by the organization and the Directors. Employment includes paid holidays.

The percentage of time over shifting terrains includes approximately:

Communications and Marketing – 70%This includes the production of multiple weekly newsletters, promotional flyers, social media posts and other communications for WEI and its various programs. It also includes occasional bigger projects such as our yearly course catalog and end-of-year report.”

Website Maintenance – 10%Responsible for weekly updates on organization websites, keeping them current and up to date with the latest class and programming information.

Administrative Support – 20%Help support the WEI Staff with written reports, document production, data entry, billing platforms and listserv management. This also includes attending a portion of the weekly staff meetings, either in person or remotely.

Women’s Environmental Institute (501(c)3 organization)
Job Category: Administrative/Communications

Wage Range: $17 to $20/hour, negotiable pending experience and qualifications. Includes paid holidays.
Position Type: Part-time, position approved up to 20 hrs/week
Location: Women’s Environmental Institute in North Branch or working remotely. Flexible hours.

First review of applications starts Jan. 25, until this position is filled. Check back at the WEI website www.w-e-i.org to see if the position is still open.  Deadlines for review of applications (if the position is still open the next review of applications occurs on the following dates): Feb. 10, Feb. 24, March 10.

 

Requirements:
Commitment to the mission and values of WEI. Good writing and communication skills Well organized and good time management skills. Previous experience with creating content for social media Proficiency with Constant Contact, Canva, and Google Suite Experience working with facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok and other social media. Experience updating websites, working in WordPress Enjoyment in taking pictures, when convenient, for WEI printed material and social media Experience producing formal documents, reports or catalogs Experience working as a team member. Ability to train other staff members or volunteers to help spread the word, virtually or otherwise. Good productivity working in an organized way to meet deadlines Preferred: Resident of Chisago, Isanti, Anoka or Polk Counties Start date: as soon as possible. Review of applications Jan. 25, Feb. 10, Feb. 24.

Location:
Women’s Environmental Institute (501(c)3 organization) Amador HIll Farm and Orchard 15715 River Road,North Branch, MN

Salary Range:
17680-20800

Hours/Week:
20

Web Address:
https://w-e-i.org/jobs/

Contact Info:
Farm & Main Office: North Branch Office Amador Hill Farm and Orchard 15715 River Road North Branch, MN 55056 Mailing Address: WEI P.O. Box 128 North Branch, MN 55056 St Paul Office – 550 Rice St St Paul, MN 55103 Phone: 651.583.0705 Email: wei@w-e-i.org

Accounting Technician/ Accountant

Lakes and Pines Community Action Council

ARE YOU THE ONE? COME AND JOIN US! Lakes & Pines Community Action Council, Inc. is hiring an Accounting Technician/Accountant!

Position is full time, Monday through Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm with a generous benefits package:

· Starting salary range is $19-22 per hour (Potential for raise at 6 months and annually thereafter).

· Thirteen (13) paid holidays which includes a floating holiday.

· Earn two hours’ annual leave and two hours’ sick leave for every 40 hours worked the first year.

· Medical/Dental coverage packages offered.

· Up to 5% retirement contribution match after meeting enrollment requirements.

· Multiple opportunities for training and advancement within the organization.

Lakes & Pines is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request. Full job description available at https://www.lakesandpines.org/employment

Requirements:
The preferred candidate will have experience maintaining or creating Excel financial reports and analyses using data exports from text, pdf and Excel formats. Attention to detail, strong organizational skill and the ability to handle multiple projects/deadlines a must. Preference will be given to applicants with a degree in the accounting field.

Location:

Salary Range:
39520-45760

Hours/Week:
40

Web Address:
https://www.lakesandpines.org/employment

Contact Info:

Farm Crew Positions

Women's Environmental Institute
North Branch, MN

Women’s Environmental Institute (501(c)3 organization)
Amador HIll Farm and Orchard
Salary: $12.00 Per Hour, negotiable based on experience.
Job Category: Farm Crew
Position Type: Part-time, up to 24 hours per week (also full time possible)
Location: Women’s Environmental Institute at Amador Hill Farm,
15715 River Road,North Branch, MN
First review Feb. 15, open until all positions are filled.

Description:

This position is designed for beginning or moderately experienced farmers/gardeners who are interested in learning organic and sustainable growing practices. Assist with day to day operations on a diversified organic farm. Duties include, but are not limited to: bed prep, planting, weeding, irrigation, pest management, harvesting, washing and packing produce, and cleaning.

Farm Crew members will have the option to enroll in WEI’s Organic Farming 101 through a tuition waiver. This class and the direct farm experience will provide a structured training and education in organic farming practices. In addition to this opportunity and training, direct work hours on the farm (up to 24 hours per week) will be paid. Organic Farming 101 class will convene on Wednesday 5:00-7:00 on specific dates and topics. Students can select three work days per week for direct farming: Monday through Wednesday or Wednesday through Friday.

This position reports directly to one of the assigned Assistant Farm Managers.

Select the time slots that fit best for you. You can select all if you are flexible. (This information is on the application form)

____Mid April to end of October (6.5 months)
____May to end of October (6 months)
____Mid April to end of August (4.5 months)
____May to end of August (4 months)
____(Fall only) September to the end of November (3 months)

Select days of week (This information is on the application form)

___Monday-Wednesday schedule
___Wednesday – Friday schedule
___Sunday packing schedule 10:00-12:00

Requirements:
Experience and Qualifications: Interest in learning about organic farming and organic growing strategies and techniques Strong and responsible work ethic Good time management skills and punctuality Good interpersonal skills, reliable, responsible, dependable and honest. Good communication skills Ability to work in extreme weather conditions Ability to regularly lift 50 lbs Preferred: Local resident of Chisago, Isanti, Anoka and Polk Counties Educational Opportunities: Hourly wage starting at $12:00/hour for direct farm labor only: does not include class time or study time. Employment period includes paid holidays You will always have available weekly produce from the farm for your use You will have an opportunity to take on more responsibility of certain aspects of the farm as the season progresses based on interest and abilities. You will participate and help manage sales at our booth at the Mill City Market. Optional: Tuition waiver on Organic Farming 101 and other WEI classes. Optional: Educational classes (Wednesday evening) on the theory and practice of organic farming and topics such as farm planning, recordkeeping, organic certification, crop rotation planning, compost management, and analysis of the global food system. Optional: Develop a learning plan to help direct particular your educational goals.. Students will check in at the beginning, middle and end of each season to ensure employees are gaining the skills and background they need for their future pursuits. Time permitting, visits or volunteer experience at other farms on Sundays or holidays. How to apply: See Link Below Review of applications will start Feb. 15, or until the positions are filled. See WEI homepage (w-e-i.org) to check on continued availability for applying after our first review deadline Feb. 15. COVID POLICY: all employees must be vaccinated and boosted; current WEI health and safety policy will be determined by WEI’s Executive Director at the beginning date of employment until end date. Noncompliance will result in immediate termination. NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY: The Women’s Environmental Institute is committed to the policy that all persons have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender, age, sexuality, marital status, disability, public assistance, and/or veteran status.

Location:
15715 River Road, North Branch, MN 55056

Salary Range:
$14,976 to $14,976

Hours/Week:
24

Attire:
Casual

Web Address:
https://w-e-i.org/farm-crew-positions-4/

Contact Info:
Jacquelyn Zita 6515830705 wei@w-e-i.org