2023 Farm Camp Manager – Arcadia

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 HEREhttp://www.arcadiafood.org/sites/default/files/files/2023%20Arcadia%20Farm%20Camp%20Manager2.pdf

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 jessica@arcadiafood.org to apply.