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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

Accounting Technician

Lakes & Pines Community Action Council
Mora, MN

The Accounting Technician is responsible for assisting in keeping a systematic and up to date record of the Agency’s financial records. Must be proficient in Excel. Attention to detail, strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects/deadlines a must. Applicant should have experience with daily transactions (AR, AP, GL entries) and be driven by internal controls procedures. Preference will be given to applicants with a minimum of a two-year accounting certificate or those with two years of accounting experience (in lieu of certificate/degree). Lakes and Pines receives federal and state grant funding. Fund or governmental accounting experience is preferred.

Full Time Position with generous benefit package. $16.95-19.27/hour starting salary, DOQ. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations made upon request. Lakes and Pines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Requirements:
For more information or to apply, please visit our website or office. www.lakesandpines.org. Applications can be mailed to: 1700 Maple Avenue E., Mora, MN 55051 Application deadline is: 3 p.m., February 28, 2022. Applicants required to complete Agency’s Employment Application for consideration.

Location:
Accounting Technician – Lakes and Pines, CAC, a private non-profit organization, is seeking a professional to join our Fiscal Team.

Salary Range:
$35,256 to $35,256

Hours/Week:
40

Attire:
Business Casual

Web Address:
http://www.lakesandpines.org

Contact Info:
Vicki Grundeen 320-679-1800 lap@lakesandpines.org