Thursday, April 14, 2011

Spring job opportunities

Spring is here and job opportunities are popping up! Here are just a few for those interested in community development, retail, restaurant and farm work.

Community Food Security Associate
Sponsored by Farm Catskills
Located at Delaware Opportunities, Hamden, NY

This 455 hour Rural Health Service Corps member will start in May 2011 and help to make local, nutritious foods more available to low income families and seniors in Delaware County through the organic Food Bank garden at Delaware Opportunities, and meals programs including Meals on Wheels and Head Start offered at various sites around the county. In addition, the member will join Farm Catskills’ Farm-to-School and Farm-to-Institution teams, helping to build relationships between farmers, classrooms, cafeterias and the community. The Community Food Security Associate will assist with various outreach, coordination, and youth training programs related to strengthening the local food system and access to local food. Living allowance of $3000 and Segal Education Award of $1,415. For more information and online application:

Full and Part-time Front Counter Service
Full and Part-time Pizza Makers and Short Order Cooks
7991 Rte 55 (formerly Chestnut Woods)
Grahamsville, NY 12740
(845) 985-5152

Eureka Market and Cafe is a gourmet market and cafe opening in Grahamsville at the beginning of May. We are looking for friendly, reliable, and smiley people to join our fun and upbeat work atmosphere. Experience is preferred for positions offered. Please apply in person with resume Monday through Friday 10am to 4pm and ask for Jamie.

Farm Manager
Blenheim Hill Farm
Farmer sought to take charge of the overall planning, implementation, organization, and management of its farming activities. The individual must be “hands-on” and proficient in critical tasks involved with setting up a new farm – clearing land, building infrastructure such as greenhouses, sheds and fences, as well as livestock and produce production. In addition to being hands-on, the individual needs to be skilled in strategic planning (both short-term and long-term), staffing, and financial management. Interested candidates are asked to submit their resume and cover letter to Mona Meng at

Seasonal market help
Saugerties-based business in search of staffing at the Pakatakan Farmers' Market in Halcottsville. Market is each Saturday 9 am to 2 pm beginning May 21st and ending October 8th. The farm's booth is already set up in the barn so no heavy tent lifting is required. Contact Kathy at (845) 246-3405 or

No comments:

Post a Comment