Summer Garden Assistant

Non-Profit and Social Services Agricultural, Forestry & Fishing

Seasonal position available for a hands-on gardener. Join our team to grow healthy soil and beautiful vegetables using practical and sustainable growing techniques. 


Duties include:

-Planting and harvesting garden and hoop house produce for Farm Stand, and local Food Shelf

-Preparing produce – cutting, cleaning, weighing, bagging

-Tending to plants and trees – weeding, pruning, mulching, transplanting, etc.

-General groundskeeping as directed; i.e., mowing, trimming, light landscaping duties

-Extending production season through growing techniques in hoop houses and aquaponic systems


Requires:

-Preference for previous gardening experience

-Interest in sustainability, permaculture, regenerative agriculture, and soil health

-Positive attitude

-Willing to learn/open-minded

-Good listening & communication skills

-Ability to work independently & as part of a team

-Ability to meet physical demands of position

-Availability for majority of growing season (May-October)

-Preference for 18 years +


Physical Demands:

-Able to work in all weather conditions - hot, cold, wet, etc.

-Able to be on feet for extended periods

-Able to bend, squat, stoop, kneel, grasp, reach

-Lift up to 40 lbs on occasional basis


Additional Details:

-Wage starting at $16/hour, experience and availability may impact wage

-Minimum of 20 hours/week potentially up to 40 hours/week; Monday - Friday hours



Contact: hr@happydancingturtle.org or visit happydancingturtle.org
2331 Dancing Wind Rd SW, Suite 1, Pine River MN 56474

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