Cultivate Hope Education Assistant

Matthew 25


Matthew 25 is a vibrant, growing non-profit organization. Our mission is to empower people to transform neighborhoods and we envision a thriving, connected community where people are valued and talents are multiplied; where neighborhood families have access to safe, affordable housing and healthy food; and where youth are empowered through reading and the creative arts.

The Cultivate Hope Assistant works closely with the Cultivate Hope team and assists with all areas of farm production and youth education. Cultivate Hope programs focus on local foods, hunger, education, and beautification projects of Matthew 25. The Cultivate Hope Assistant is organized, comfortable working outside in variable weather, and passionate about local foods production and education.

Must be available from April -October 2019; evening and weekend hours may be required.

Essential Duties:

  • Support the Cultivate Hope Youth Program, coaching high school students in farm work, food system education, and teambuilding/personal development activities. 

  • Assist the urban farm production manager in all areas of production, including soil preparation, planting and harvesting. 

  • Lead teams of volunteers on the farm in appropriate tasks.


  • Has a passion for educating youth in the areas of local foods and farming and a willingness to act as a strong role model to youth. 

  • Interest in social justice, food systems, and building community across differences, as well as the ability to convey information on these topics to a group of young people. 

  • Must be organized, dependable, and open to learning new skills and tasks. 

  • Enjoys working with volunteers and interacting with the public.

  • Comfortable working within a faith-based organization.

  • Valid driver's license. 

  • High school diploma and 20 years of age by June 1, 2019.

Application Instructions:

To apply for the Urban Farm Manager position, send a cover letter and resume detailing how your skills and experience match the above job description to with the subject line CULTIVATE HOPE EDUCATION ASSISTANT APPLICANT by March 30, 2019.

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Cultivate Hope Education Assistant

Matthew 25

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Job ID: 67395

Posted 29 days ago

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