Organic Farm Assistant

By January 11, 2021Job Opportunities

About the Farm: Mattawoman Creek Farms is a 30-acre certified organic farm that is owned and operated by Rick and Janice Felker. Located on the Eastern Shore of Virginia near Eastville, and warmed by the waters of the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, Mattawoman Creek Farms enjoys a year-round growing season and fertile farmland.

Work Description: While all of our employees are engaged in various types of work on the farm, there are opportunities to focus on a specific area of interest such as:

· Produce Packing
· Groundskeeping, Vehicle, and Farm Maintenance
· Farm Equipment Operation
· Greenhouse and High Tunnel Production
· Farm Market and CSA Pickup
· Harvesting and Planting
· Apprenticeship
· Summer Internship

Qualifications: We seek candidates who have a strong work ethic, desire to do physical work outdoors daily (must be able to lift at least 40 pounds) and are honest and diligent. Candidates should have an interest in human and environmental health, a positive outlook, the ability to work with others, and a commitment to excellence.

Hours/Pay: Part-time and 40 hour week positions are available. Mattawoman Creek Farms employees receive a fair wage and get paid on a weekly basis. We work year-round, generally Mondays through Fridays. Other benefits include learning about organic farming and the USDA organic program from experienced organic farmers and frequent free veggies whenever extra is available. Mattawoman Creek Farms is a drug and tobacco free workplace.

Timeframe: Positions are available immediately, as well as periodically throughout the year.

To Apply: Please complete an application and send it to us by either mail or email. Our application can be found on the employment page of our website, or you can call the farm to request the application be mailed to you.

Mattawoman Creek Farms LLC
4103 Barlow Creek Lane, P.O. Box 689, Eastville, Virginia 23347-0689
Telephone: (757) 678-7311