Camphill Village USA, Inc.

Operations Assistant

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Posted On: Wednesday, 8th August 2018
Category: Sales
Location: Copake, New York
84 Camphill Road, Copake, New York 12516
Job Type:
Full Time

Job Description:

About:

We are a small seed company, an integrated part of Camphill Village, offering a wide selection of certified organic and biodynamic, 100% open-pollinated seeds, for farms and gardens, all grown, selected, cleaned and sent to you with great care. We’ve pioneered seed transparency, and grow most of our seeds right here, sourcing the rest from committed biodynamic farmers.

 

Job Description:

Operations Assistant

Full-Time, 40 hours per week

Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm

Excellent Benefits Package

The Operations Assistant will carry an overview and understanding of the biodynamic seed growing business at Turtle Tree Seed, located within Camphill Village.  The marketing, customer service, and sales aspects of the business will be the main focus of this position, in coordination with the rest of the Turtle Tree Seed team members and the Camphill Village community. This position will primarily be responsible for providing friendly, helpful, and efficient customer service, while overseeing the fulfillment of orders and assisting with outreach and marketing strategies. 

The successful candidate will welcome the opportunity to work in a residential community for developmentally disabled adults, be team oriented and an organized self-starter.  Must have excellent verbal communication skills and must be able to prioritize; strong interpersonal skills are necessary to communicate with a diverse population of individuals. Knowledge of agriculture/horticulture, biodynamic or organic gardening is a plus. General computer knowledge is required. Design and database management are preferred but not required.  

Camphill Village Copake is an established, highly regarded community of adults with developmental disabilities who live and work with volunteer co-workers and their families in 21 homes on a 600-acre biodynamic farm. It fosters a life of well-being, mutual sharing and respect where each community member can reach his or her fullest human potential. 

 

Compensation: This position is paid hourly, $15/hr or more

 

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to jessicaa@camphillvillage.org.


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