Would you like to work outside with an organization committed to building a just and sustainable local food system? Join our growing team at Boston Area Gleaners as we build a supply chain of highly nutritious surplus produce gleaned from local farms to our region’s most vulnerable communities. A very high degree of accountability is required for this position, as farmers and hunger relief agencies alike depend on our service. Boston Area Gleaners is growing; a seasonal employee in good standing is a valuable asset, and may be eligible for permanent positions in the future.
Job Title: Seasonal Gleaning Coordinator
Status: Full-Time Seasonal, non-exempt
Time Period: June through December
Work Schedule: 40 hours per week, likely workdays are Friday through Tuesday
Compensation: $16-18/hr. (depending on experience) plus cell phone allowance
Benefits: 6 holidays (3 floating) and 3 PTO days
Duties: The Seasonal Gleaning Coordinator (SGC) organizes and executes gleaning trips for the organization. This includes: managing and directing volunteer crews to efficiently and safely harvest crops while ensuring product quality and integrity, coordinating details with staff at partner farms, collecting all gleaning related data, and assisting with distribution as needed. The SGC is an integral member of the BAG Operations Team and works closely with the Gleaning and Distribution Program Managers to execute BAG’s mission.