Position Summary: The ProFarmer In-field Education Manager will be part of the Hudson Valley Farm Hub’s leadership team, providing practical, hands-on farmer training grounded in the seasonal work of organic vegetable production and aligned with the ecological and social justice goals of the Farm. She/he will be responsible for in-field instruction, mentoring, and the daily supervision of ProFarmer trainees, who are full-time, year-round Farm Hub employees. The ProFarmer curriculum employs both classroom and hands-on teaching methods in organic farming at a mechanized scale of production.
The In-field Education Manager will be a key member of the farm’s management team to ensure program success while helping to develop our approach to learning and fostering a culture of inclusiveness on the farm. Additionally, the In-field Manager will help manage trainee recruitment and support program design, evaluation, and reporting.
About the ProFarmer Training Program: The ProFarmer Training Program is an educational initiative of the Hudson Valley Farm Hub, a 1,255-acre not-for-profit farm in Hurley, New York. Through demonstration and farmer training, we provide education and raise awareness about agricultural practices that are locally rooted, equitable, ecologically regenerative, and economically viable. The ProFarmer Program is a management level training program for those who aspire to obtain farm manager positions or to own their own farm enterprises in the Hudson Valley.