Sunrise Farm Job Openings - Now Hiring For 2024
General Farmhand - Two Positions Available
The work at Sunrise is primarily focused on certified-organic vegetable production, though the seven-person Sunrise crew is part of everything from seeding vegetables to slaughtering chickens to maple sugaring to light carpentry. Our 400-member CSA is entirely on-farm pickup, so you will have a chance to interact with CSA members whether you’re restocking the kale or selling lamb sausage. The job is 40 hours per week, 7:30 AM to 4 PM with a half hour off for lunch. One position will be Monday through Friday and will focus somewhat more on vegetables than animals, and the second position will be Friday through Tuesday and focus somewhat more on animals. Both positions start in April and run through October. Housing in an apartment adjacent to the farm is available if needed.
-We work in rain, sun, snow, wind, heat, and cold—preparedness and a positive attitude are essential for success. We also shift frequently from one task to another, so an ability to transition efficiently is important.
-We aim to work hard during work hours and then knock off at a reasonable time. You must be able to put in a solid eight hours of effort every weekday, lift heavy objects, and deal with whatever comes along. You also need to be able to work closely with other people, since most activities require joint effort.
-You don’t need to have prior farm experience, though that is helpful.
-This is a paid position, starting at $15/hour if you have no prior experience.
-All the fresh, organic vegetables you can eat; deep discounts on meats and cheeses and other items we sell; unlimited fresh air; sunshine as available.
-The farm is just two miles from White River Junction, the cultural hub of east-central Vermont, and eight miles from Hanover, New Hampshire, home of Dartmouth College. The farm is two hours from Boston, three hours from Montreal, and four hours from New York City.
We prefer an in-person work interview. Send an email and resume to [email protected]. We fill jobs on a rolling basis.