Upcoming Employment Opportunities

We are very excited to announce that VINES has employment positions available to work at the Urban Farm and gardens this year!

Market Garden Assistant

Application deadline extended to February 15th! Still time to apply!

VINES is pleased to announce a Market Garden Assistant position available for 6 months beginning in April through September 2013. Two Market Garden Assistants will be hired to help with maintenance and development of the Binghamton Urban Farm, a half acre vegetable market garden located at 16 Tudor St., Downtown Binghamton. Please see the job description and application below. You must be between the ages of 17-21 OR have worked for the VINES youth program in the past.

All interested youth MUST apply by Wednesday, February 6th, 2013. Friday, February 15th, 2013. Hours are flexible and will be about 10 hours per week during the school year but heavier during the summer months. VINES is seeking enthusiastic individuals who need to work and want to work hard.

If you are or know someone interested in the position, please fill out online by clicking this link   OR  print and complete the application and mail to VINES, PO Box 3104, Binghamton NY 13902. VINES Market Garden Assistant 2013 Application


Americorps Position

In collaboration with the Rural Health Service Corps and Rural Health Network VINES will host a 450-hour Americorps position from mid May until mid-August  2013. To learn more about Americorps service please click this link: www.americorps.gov

The Americorps member will mainly be working at the Urban farm during the height of the growing season and assisting with farmers markets and the summer youth employment program. Member will also assist with additional community gardens as needed. Member will be required to participate in Americorps activities (see the Rural Health Network’s website for details). Deadline to apply is rolling until May 1st 2013.

To apply for the position please click this linkhttps://sites.google.com/a/rhnscny.org/americorps-rhsc/AmeriCorps-Positions/part-time

To apply, click HERE

Scroll down the page and under the 450-hour position is the VINES description. You may then use their standard application and indicate that you’d like to apply for the VINES position.

Good luck and feel free to ask us any questions. 607-205-8108 or vinesvolunteers@gmail.com