Careers at the Farm

Interested in joining the Mount Hope Farm team? Listed below are our open opportunities. If interested, please forward your cover letter and resume to info@mounthopefarm.org . Please be sure to note the position you are applying for in the subject line. No phone calls please.

 

Farmers Market Manager

The farmers Market at Mount Hope Farm is year round and one of the most popular markets in the state.  We are looking for a Market Manager who is passionate about fresh food, produce and artisan-made goods who would like to run the Market.  The Market Manager is the primary liaison with the vendors, both managing current vendors, identifying potential new vendors and attracting them to the Farm.  The Manager does the weekly newsletter, news releases as needed, and other outreach to those in need of fresh food, particularly SNAP participants and the elderly.  The time commitment is to be at the market each Saturday (substitute market managers can be brought in for vacations) from 8:15 (the market begins at 9 am) until 1pm.  The newsletter on the upcoming Market goes out each week on Thursday mornings, so is finalized Wednesday night.  The job description Is here.  Contact Finance@mounthopefarm.org with your cover letter and resume please.

Events Staff

Events Staff are responsible for supporting venue operations during weddings; fundraising and special events at Mount Hope Farm. The Events Staff will provide timely and proactive support in areas including but not limited to traffic control; parking; security; set-up and breakdown of event equipment as directed. This position requires professional customer service; good communication skills and a solid work ethic. Weekends and evenings are required for all Events Staff.     Full Details

Grounds Staff

The Grounds Staff provide landscaping; grounds and facility management support in maintaining the buildings, grounds and landscape of Mount Hope Farm. This is a seasonal position with a work schedule of 35-40 hours per week from April to November. Grounds Staff will work in all weather conditions. This position will work Monday through Friday, with flexibility as needed during peak periods and/or special events. Grounds Staff report to the Farm Superintendent.     Full Details

Housekeeping Staff

The Farm runs a 12-room Inn which serves an amazing country breakfast on weekends during the summer season.  Our housekeeping staff is responsible for breakfast and for cleaning and flipping the rooms.  If you are a fastidious, detail-oriented person who enjoys cleaning and interacting with people, please send a brief resume and cover letter to us.

The mission of the Mount Hope Trust is to steward its land and structures, including the historic 1745 Governor Bradford House, to cultivate appreciation of its natural, historic, and cultural character, and to make Mount Hope Farm available to all.