Jobs

Current Openings @ Viva Farms:
All positions open until filled.


Farm Manager

We seek an organized, knowledgeable, passionate, and self-motivated farm manager to join our growing team. Candidate must have conversational or better Spanish and English. Oversees and implements our day to day agricultural activities in Skagit County.  Duties include helping start-up farmers, maintaining tractors and equipment, managing organic certification.
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Intern 

No farming experience needed! Interns participate in a full weekly schedule of hands-on, practical farm training, along side our seasoned farm crew. This is a great way to learn about organic farming, marketing, Community Supported Agriculture and to gain practical experience. Interns will participate in the new WSU Skagit FIELD program, which helps provide an educational framework for the internship. Interns can also take the Cultivating Success classes starting in September. To apply email us a completed application with "Intern" with any one of the following: a resume, a list of previous work and education experience or a letter explaining why you would like to be a Viva Farms intern.  Housing: We are not able to provide housing for any of the positions listed below. However, we can help with finding housing in any of the nearby towns. Many team members commute daily from Bellingham.

Volunteer  

Spend a day with your hands in the dirt! We have many volunteer opportunities available at Viva Farms and at the Garden of Hope, a food bank farm operated by Neighbors in Need food bank. A limited number of CSA work trade memberships are available for dedicated, season long volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering please complete our online form!

Viva Farm Stand Cashier and Produce Assistant
All positions are currently filled
Seeking a dedicated individual to help staff the Viva Farms Hwy 20 farm stand and produce operations! Seasonal  (ends in October). Hours are 2-8pm, Wed-Sun.  Reports to the produce manager and is responsible for providing excellent customer service while assisting customers in person . Also includes produce stocking and management. This is an outdoor position (open air market); applicant must enjoy working outdoors. Depending on the skills of the candidate, other duties may include packing orders in the warehouse, driving a delivery van, farm labor and some office admin. Please provide some information on your other skills, driving history and comfort level driving a delivery van on an urban Seattle route. What we're looking for in a candidate: Ideally experience with produce management, stocking or otherwise. Customer service, cashiering or other transferable skills like restaurant serving. Or an outgoing attitude, strong dedication to our mission and desire to learn the produce industry. 
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