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Community Health Network Farm Project Coordinator in Anderson, Indiana

Farm Project Coordinator

Job Ref

2101444

Category

Administrative & General Support

Job Family

Maintenance

Department

Community Farm

Schedule

Full-time

Facility

Community Hospital Anderson

1515 N. Madison Ave.

Anderson, IN 46011

United States

Shift

Day Job

Hours

8:00 am - 4:30 pm, variable; weekends as needed

Hours determined by weather

Join our community

Community Health Network has an excellent opportunity available within our Community Farm at Community Hospital Anderson . If you are looking for challenging work and meaningful advancement, then you should consider a career with Community.

Where you fit in

The Farm Project Coordinator will be responsible for overall and daily planning, organization, supervision and administration of activities related to Community Hospital Anderson’s farm program.

  • Design and manage a working Farm with attention to efficiency and aesthetics

  • Oversee the Employee Garden.

  • Develop and adhere to annual budgets. a. Budget annually for seeds, starts, tools, equipment.

  • Plan season a. Plant map and seeding/planting schedule. b. Align crop production with the needs of hospital departments.

  • Maintain, harvest, and deliver produce.

  • Effectively communicate with departments within the hospital a. Communicate with Food and Nutrition for delivery schedule and harvest numbers b. Communicate with Dietitians for Class harvest numbers, delivery, and dates that the Farmer teaches. c. Communicate with the Gift Shop for cut flowers, harvest dates and deliveries. d. Communicate with Community Relations and Community Hospital Anderson Foundation regarding media and events. e. Create and maintain Farm calendar (works with ISS, PR, and Foundation). f. Contact Maintenance when issues arise (irrigation, storage sheds, door locks, art pieces, office area, etc.).

Your exceptional qualifications

  • 4 year / Bachelor's Degree : Bachelor’s Degree. (Required)

  • Minimum of two (2) years of farming experience utilizing organic practices on mixed vegetable farm(s) or market garden(s) (Required)

  • Farmer or farm manager, horticulturalist, landscape design expert or other agricultural field (Required)

  • 6-month apprenticeship on a farm that resulted in knowledge of seasonal planting, plant and soil science, food market and food systems. Other certifications in pesticide use, nutrition, dietetics, administration and management helpful (Required)

  • Community outreach, community development, public health, and/or volunteer coordinating experience (Required)

Additional requirements

  • Must have a valid State of Indiana driver’s license

Your life with Community

You work hard to provide our patients with the exceptional care, and you deserve benefits to match. Community offers a unique employment package that encompasses not only your day-to-day job, but also your career.

You will have the opportunity to grow your career thanks to scholarships and tuition reimbursement from the Community Health Network Foundation, and receive recognition for your achievements.

Apply today for consideration

Community Health Network complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Community Health Network does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

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