Employment
Become a part of Calypso’s team!

Due to COVID-19, employment opportunities during the 2021 season will be limited but we will post job openings as they become available below.

Garden Leader - Community Roots Program

Applications accepted through April 30th!
Open to Ages:
17-24
Dates: May 24 - August 19, 2021
Work Days: Monday - Thursday, 9am - 1pm with breaks as needed
Compensation: $15/hour and a weekly veggie share
Number of positions available: 5-6 Leaders

Apply now to be a Garden Leader and learn how to grow food for your community, gain work experience for your resume, develop strong community connections, and earn a living while you learn valuable skills. No experience is necessary - all you need is an interest in growing food and working with the community!

Garden Leaders will engage in hands-on garden training while growing food in the Hunter School Garden to distribute to the community throughout the summer as they learn about food justice, food security, and organic farming practices.

Click below for full details on the position, including position duties, qualifications and application instructions.

Field Crew

Dates: Early May - June (end date TBD)
Work Days: Monday - Friday, 9am - 12pm
Compensation: $15/hour

Join the field crew at Calypso Farm! Field crew members will work alongside other crew members and the farmers at Calypso to prepare beds, plant, maintain the fields, and harvest. The work is physically demanding at times and requires focused attention.

Farm Educator

POSITION FILLED FOR 2021
Hours:
Part and Full-time (varies through the season between 20 - 40 hrs/week)
Dates: May 1 - October 4, 2021
Compensation: $15-17/hour, depending on experience, and a CSA vegetable share through the growing season (mid June through late September)

Calypso is currently hiring for a fun education position for the 2021 season! The Farm Educator will assist other Farm education staff with the teaching and running of all of Calypso's 2021 youth and family education programs, including summer camps, field trips, and school-age programming in the fall.

This is a mostly part-time position with several weeks of full time work throughout the season during our summer Farm Camp sessions. Our programs serve pre-K through 12th grade students as well as other community members, and we are looking for someone who is especially excited to work with children and youth of all ages. Farming, gardening, or other ecology experience is a bonus but not required. You just have to be excited to learn!

Click below for full details on the position, including roles, responsibilities and qualifications.

We are no longer accepting applications for this position as it has been filled for the 2021 season.