Job Summary: The Urban Roots Youth Farm Specialist (YFS) ensures the success of youth and community members engaged in Urban Roots’ unique ecosystem of multiple year- round youth leadership development programs and supports Urban Roots’ agricultural activities, using sustainable farming practices to maintain a productive community farm. Working closely with the Programs Director and the Farm Director, the YFS coordinates and leads young people (14-23) through UR innovative youth development techniques, integrating farm work, field trips to local soup kitchens, and farmers’ markets and provides critical agricultural support in crop management, harvesting, processing, irrigation, and farm and orchard maintenance work. This position will be the key liaison between the farm and program teams during youth programming on the Urban Roots farm, requiring a love for growing food and meaningful hard work and the ability to share and model this interest and passion to youth.
Compensation: This is a full-time position with a salary range starting at $30,000. Benefits include paid time off, a healthcare salary adjustment, farm fresh produce, and a fun and flexible work culture.
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Urban Roots is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to creating a culturally responsive and inclusive organization. People of color and LGBTQ people are strongly encouraged to apply. We will not discriminate in our hiring on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, pregnancy, mental or physical disability or political affiliation.