Dairy Farm Assistant
Various dairy tasks available depending on skills. Must be very reliable with attention to detail. If you live in Sandusky County, Ohio near our farm, we would have available daily part-time work for the right person. To discuss details call Jackie at 419-603-8066.
Americorps VISTA Community/School Garden Summer Program Coordinator - Leelanau County
The MSU Extension - Leelanau County office is accepting applicants for an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer position for ten weeks this summer, for the dates June 14 - August 20th.
Other desirable skills:
Description: This job requires the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.  Activities may include (but are not limited to: 1) providing support to school and community garden programming; 2) assisting with social marketing and programming promoting consumption of local produce in Leelanau County; and 3)  support Bridge Card implementation at Leelanau County Farmers Markets. 
Pay: Compensation for this position is $208 per week, plus a $1000 educational award that can be used toward future classes or student loans (or $250 cash).  Position is based on 35 hrs per week (flexible schedule).  The position will be based in Suttons Bay, Michigan. 
How to apply: Applicants should apply by sending a cover letter and resume as soon as possible - by May 25th (to MSU Extension –Leelanau County, 8527 E. Government Center Dr., Suite 107, Suttons Bay, MI  49682.  Or via email:  [log in to unmask].   
Agroecology Post Doc Position at Penn State
Postdoctoral Scientist in Agroecology
The Pennsylvania State University
Department of Crop and Soil Sciences and Department of Entomology
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Agroecology: Join an interdisciplinary team conducting research on organic production systems.
Description: The successful candidate will direct an ongoing study to quantify the dynamics of weed populations, arthropod community, soil quality indicators, and agronomic properties in organic feed and forage production systems. The candidate will also collaborate with investigators on the project to publish research findings in peer-reviewed journals and participate in outreach and grant-writing activities. Start date July 1, 2010, or negotiable.
How to Apply: Please send a cover letter explaining your interest and experience in agroecology, a current CV, and contact information of 3 references by June 14, 2010 to Mary Barbercheck ([log in to unmask] [1]) and Dave Mortensen ([log in to unmask] [2]).
For further information: Please see the project website, http://agsci.psu.edu/organic/research-and-extension/organic-forage, or contact contact [log in to unmask] or [log in to unmask].

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