2023 Farm Camp Manager
Arcadia seeks an enthusiastic, organized individual who is passionate about working with kids and who enjoys being outdoors in a farm and garden setting to manage our summer Farm Camp, a day camp at our farm in southeast Fairfax County. The Manager will manage Farm Camp and supervise a small team of Farm Camp Counselors during five, one-week sessions at our working farm on the grounds of Woodlawn, a National Trust Historic Site, in Alexandria, VA.
Camp counselor or camp management experience is preferred. Farming or gardening experience is preferred, but not required. We will provide hands-on garden training. Comfort with basic food prep required; there are lots of hands-on cooking activities with the kids.
This is a part-time position in the spring transitioning to a full-time position from May – August. These terms are flexible; we will work with the right candidate to make the schedule work for them.
Start date: ASAP
Part-time becoming full-time during the summer
- Pre-Camp Preparations: Feb – May; part-time, primarily remote
- Counselor Training: late June (Mon-Fri) from 9am-4pm
- Farm Camp: July / August (Mon-Fri) from 7am-5:00pm (Fourth of July week, flex time)
- Some evenings and weekend hours may be required
Compensation: $25 an hour
Work Locations: Work from home/remote and Arcadia Farm 9000 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22309
View the Full Program and Job Descriptions HERE: http://www.arcadiafood.
Apply: Applications accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Send a resume, cover letter, and the name, email and/or phone number of three references with the subject line “Farm Camp Manager Application: Your Name” to firstname.lastname@example.org to apply.