Thursday, May 19, 2011

CT NOFA's Community Board

Do you know about CT NOFA’s Community Board? This list features jobs, housing, volunteer opportunities, internships, classifieds, and much, much more! You can check out the board here!

Here are some of our latest posts:

5/18/11  Garden Manager - Small naturally grown vegetable / flower farm, agricultural/educational center. Applicant must be 21+ years, and like working with teenagers. June - August 2011. $15 / hour - 40+ hours per week. Please forward resume to or contact New Milford Youth Agency (Mark or Lois) @ 860.354.0047 for additional information.

5/12/11   Program Associate - Community Farm of Simsbury (CFS) seeks an entrepreneurial, results-driven, “out of the box” thinking professional to serve as Program Associate.  The Program Associate will support day-to-day curriculum development, lesson planning, and teaching for CFS in school, field trip, and summer camp educational programs. Send applications or inquiries to: Tim Goodwin, Executive Director at:   

5/10/11   Free to good home - 3 Nigerian Dwarf goats.  Lovable and super kid friendly. Please contact Lisa at 203-546-0016. Must have own transportation for goats.    
5/10/11   Executive Director Sought - Connecticut Farmland Trust seeks candidates with resumes that display a strong record of success in non-profit management, donor cultivation, major gifts, and grant experience. Details>          

5/9/11    Housing - Unusual housing opportunity for unusual person: greatly reduced rent in spacious 2-room furnished efficiency in return for "farm" chores--care of pond, bees, chickens, some gardens; grass cutting, snow removal, minor repairs. Ideal for student with environmental interests. Utilities included, off-street parking, safe quiet area near schools, shopping. $675 Rent negotiable with lease. Absolutely no smokers. New Haven/Hamden area. (203) 430-1632.  

5/4/11   Grow Hartford Farm Site Manager Wanted - Details here  

5/1/11   Intern/Research Assitant Wanted - Andalusia Farms, Newtown, CT. - Help document and implement best practices for Urban Agriculture. Tech savvy. 1-3 days per week. Send resume and introductory letter to

4/26/11 Apprentice Wanted - Wayne's Organic Garden seeks one apprentice anytime from now into September-October. We are Eastern CT's first certified organic farm (since 1989). We grow a lot in a small space. Learn all aspects of vegetable market gardening from soil to seed to sale. Simple room in the house, meals, and great markets (we do Coventry.) Hard work, low pay, healthy local food, lots of room to learn including season extension for the Coventry Winterfresh Market. We'd like a responsible non-smoker, prefer an omnivore like us, but could accommodate a tolerant vegetarian, but maybe not a vegan. Call Wayne at (860) 564-7987 between 7 AM and 7PM please or e-mail with your questions.

Want to post something on the Board?  Email to post a brief notice – we can link to another site or attach a PDF for more information as well!

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