05/23/2017
Last Updated: 05/07/2021

A Farm Less Ordinary

Farmworker

Part-Time

Description

We are hiring people with intellectual or developmental disabilities to work on our organic vegetable farms in Leesburg and Lovettsville, Virginia. This person will be working outdoors, planting seeds and seeds and seedlings, weeding, harvesting vegetables, and preparing our weekly produce boxes for delivery to customers. This person may also be asked to attend a farmers market on behalf of our farms, which will require interacting with members of the public, and collecting people's money and making change.

We welcome a variety of people at A Farm Less Ordinary. The goal is to "do your best", rather than to be perfect. We have a job coach and a farmer who is patient, happy to model tasks, and provide reminders on how to carry out tasks correctly.

Description

Requirements

  • This is part-time work. Most employees work three days a week.
  • This work is seasonal. Our season ends at the end of October and begins again in February.
  • Scheduled work days and work hours are flexible. We try our best to accommodate our employees' needs and disabilities.

Benefits

  • N/A

Qualifications

  • Employee must have an intellectual or developmental disability.
  • Employee must be willing to work outdoors - sometimes on hot days.
  • Employee must be willing to get dirty and sweaty; this is farm work.
  • Employee must be able to get transportation to our farms.

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Location



17414 Olde Stone Lane
Lovettsville, Virginia
20180

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