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Farm Crew Job Description


Our mission: Cultivating farmer-led and community-rooted agriculture and food systems to actualize the rights of under-resourced peoples.

Providence Farm Collective (PFC) is a non-profit organization established in 2019 with a vision of empowering just and equitable access to food and farmland! PFC provides underserved communities and individuals in Western New York with land to farm; business and farming education; affordable fresh produce; a place to share cultural farming traditions and the social, emotional and health benefits of nature.

Position Responsibilities:

Farm crew will be trained and supervised by the Farm Director.

Manage PFC’s Demonstration Plot:

  • Manage PFC’s demonstration plot through field preparation, seeding, transplanting, weeding, pest management, disease management, irrigating, harvesting with support and training from Farm Director
  • Utilize best practices for small-scale, diversified, organic production as taught by PFC
  • Prepare for market including washing, bunching, and packing produce and flowers

Assist with general farm tasks:

  • Operate equipment such as walk-behind tractors, utility vehicles, and irrigation system
  • Assist with infrastructure construction and maintenance including fencing, barns, walk-in cooler, etc., as needed
  • Assist with other farm tasks as needed such as cleaning and organizing

Provide Assistance to PFC Farmers:

  • Provide support to PFC farmers by assisting with irrigation and bed preparation
  • Provide translation and interpretation services, as able and when applicable
  • Assist in communicating PFC’s expectations to farmers and assist farmers in meeting these expectations

Requirements/ Qualifications:

  • At least three seasons of farming experience (in the US or abroad)
  • Self motivated and works well independently
  • Hard working, efficient, and positive
  • Excellent communicator
  • Reliable and responsible
  • Ability to work well independently and with others
  • Ability to bend and lift 50 pounds
  • Valid driver’s license and personal transportation
  • Basic English communication skills
  • Fluent in additional language spoken by PFC’s farmers recommended but not required

Term and Hours:

This is a seasonal position beginning in early May and ending in late October. Applicants able to work 20 – 40 hours per week will be considered. Work schedule is flexible but candidates able to work on weekends are preferred.

Application and Interview:

To apply please send a resume and a brief introductory note to [email protected]

If you do not have a resume please send us responses to the following questions:

  • What is your experience working in agriculture in the U.S. and abroad? Please list any agricultural experience including: job title, location, years, and responsibilities.
  • Why do you want to work at Providence Farm Collective?
  • What other job experience do you have? Please list: employer, job title, job activities, years of employment.

We will contact qualified applicants to arrange an interview.


$17.00 per hour.