The Rio Grande Community Farm is a non-profit, urban farm that is dedicated to growing organic food, enhancing wildlife habitat, and educating Albuquerque about sustainable agriculture and gardening.
We have 2 Americorps Vista positions that need to be filled by July 7, 2009. That is next week!
The positions are 1 year opportunities and begin Sept. 2009. We are looking for an Assistant Farmer and a Gardener/Educator. Both positions pay $10,000 with a $5,000 educational award. 32 hours/week. You cannot have another paying job (this is an Americorps policy). Assistant Farmer may also be offered a $8,500 housing stipend. Health insurance and childcare stipend may also be available through Americorps. Go to www.americorps.gov
to check out their Vista program.
Let me know if you'd like to see the job descriptions.