Put your physical body to work, and provide yourself a purpose by particpating in the entirety of an organic food growing system.
White Barn Farm is located smack dab in the suburbs of Eastern MA. It is a small scale, high intensive market garden. We provide our retail Farmstand, CSA, and local restuarants with an abundace of organically grown food all year long.
Looking to join the team here at White Barn Farm?
Schedule: Monday-Friday 8am-12pm or 8am-1pm, depending on the the day. This position begins mid-May and goes through mid-October. This is a seasonal part time position, perfect for someone looking to fill some hours early in the day, if they work a second job at night, or just want to work with a great team and help support a wonderful farm.
Responsibilities: Your job will be learning the ins and outs of washing all of our seasonally grown organic produce. The task for your day is to be ready to accept produce from the field, cool it down, wash it, and get it to the appropriate coolers.
You will -
have to work fast
have to be efficient
be able to blast fun music
have to be organized
have to be on time
On hot days, you'll be nice and cool in the wash station. If you like working outside, but do not like the sun, this is a great job for you.
Compensation is $15/hour.
Benefits and Perks
*$1/hr worked added to a gift card for you to use at White Barn Farmstand. 10% employee discount once funds on your card are used up
* one WBF t-shirt, then 30% discount on all other WBF swag
*paid sick time accrues at 1 hr/30 hrs worked, up tp a maximum of 40 hours, and can be used after 90 days from your start date.
*paid vacation time accrues at 8 hours for every 140 hours worked, up to a maximum of 80 hours, and can be used after 90 days from your start date.
Interview process: Hiring process includes a working interview
a Letter of Intent
Contact Info for Two References
Can lift 50lbs repeatedly, using proper body mechanics
Ability to complete repetitive tasks for a long period of time
Flexibility - able to shift gears and adapt to variable tasks
Takes pride in and thrives on efficiency and productivity
Takes instruction and correction well and is able to ask questions
Fast learner - Ability to quickly pick up new techniques
Is punctual and prepared (water bottle, proper attire, footwear)
Works well alone and with a group
Has a spirit of dedication/enthusiasm
About the Company
White Barn Farm is a family farm in Wrentham, MA that strives to provide its community with fresh produce, flowers and farm products grown using organic methods. We are an energized, fun-loving team that strives to achieve efficiency and productivity with enthusiasm and a sense of humor. We appreciate hard work, a commitment to excellence and the drive to constantly improve. We offer a wide diversity of tasks that allow crew members to develop and broaden their skill-set.