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The Intervale Green Rooftop Farm Consultant will oversee and support the community garden. Activities include the following: 1)Planting and maintaining a rooftop community garden 2)Keeping open rooftop farm hours, and overseeing tenant activity within the garden 3)Recording how produce is distributed 4)In conjunction with WHEDco's Healthy Living Coordinator, providing technical expertise and support to tenants involved in community farming and individual family gardens 5)Working with WHEDco's Healthy Living Coordinator in the provision of cooking demonstrations and related education to tenants 6)Supporting the marketing of, and elevating the general awareness of rooftop farms 7)Overseeing and maintaining the Intervale Green Urban Farm Blog 8)Completing a report at the end of the growing season
•Demonstrated farming ability and experience with implementing urban farms
•Familiarity with affordable housing development in New York City
•Commitment to the issues facing low-income families
•Demonstrated enthusiasm and entrepreneurial approach
WHEDco is an equal opportunity employer.
How TO APPLY:
To respond, send a cover letter and resume to one of the following: Email: email@example.com Mail: WHEDco, 50 East 168th Street, Bronx, NY 10452 Attn: Rebecca Eigenbauer
The Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDco), a Bronx-based nonprofit housing and community development organization, seeks a Farm Consultant to provide expertise and support to its Housing Development Department. WHEDco has worked for twenty years to build a more beautiful, equitable, and economically vibrant Bronx. We reach 35,000 people annually through energy-efficient, healthy and affordable homes; early childhood education and youth development; home-based childcare microenterprise and food business incubation; and family support. See www.whedco.org for more information. WHEDco is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, color, religion, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.