Current Job Openings:
Veterans Program Manager
This is a new, full time, year-round position with CCUA, starting January 2020. The Veterans Program Manager will lead a team of Compensated Work Therapy (CWT) staff at the Veterans Urban Farm that will manage the day to day aspects of cultivating a diverse market garden. The Manager will directly oversee the planning, planting, harvesting, and selling of produce from the Veterans Urban Farm. Leading a team of veterans in all of the facets of market gardening, the Manager will teach the CWT workers valuable, marketable, and practical skills while at the same time providing a therapeutic workplace. The Manager will coordinate with clinical staff to bring VA-associated programming from the VA Hospital to the Veterans Urban Farm. The Manager will coordinate community events on the site such as barbecues, volunteer workdays, and family fun nights. In addition to duties at the Veterans Urban Farm, the Manager will also work with veteran gardeners at Patriot Place and provide support and technical assistance to the community gardeners there. The focus of work at both the Veterans Urban Farm and at Patriot Place is on training and imparting gardening skills to other veterans.
Applications will be accepted through Monday, December 2, 2019.