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Summer Youth Crew
Massaro Community Farm

Woodbridge, CT

Join our team of farmers! Massaro Community Farm seeks high school students for its annual summer youth employment program.  The youth crew works side by side with senior members of the farm crew to grow vegetables, tend the chickens, and learn about our food system.

Background: Massaro Community Farm (MCF) is a nonprofit certified organic farm in Woodbridge, CT. Our mission is: Keep Farming, Feed People and Build Community. We fulfill this mission by providing produce to seasonal subscribers, restaurants and farmer’s markets. MCF offers farm-based education for youth and adults, and holds community building events each year. We donate at least 10% of our harvest to hunger relief agencies, which averages ~6,500 pounds of produce annually.

Position:  The Summer Youth Employees will work as a team to perform all sorts of farm tasks including but not limited to field work, sorting and packing of produce,  land management, produce distribution, etc. They will work with two youth crew managers to learn about every aspect of the farming operation, as well as basic job skills. 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Field work, including planting, harvesting, watering and weeding of organic vegetable crops
  • Seeding crops
  • Tending to our U-pick field
  • Cleaning, sorting and bunching produce for CSA pickup, markets and donations
  • Working at least one farmers market and one produce distribution day (outside of regular hours)
  • Sharing stories about your relationship to the food system and what you learn over the program
  • Occasionally leading farm tours for visiting guests/volunteers


  • Previous farming experience is not necessary.
  • Interest in and excitement about farming and/or the local food system is!
  • Ability to work in all kinds of weather, including heat and rain.
  • Ability to lift 25+ pounds and kneel for extended periods of time.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with people of all ages.
  • Willingness to be an ambassador for the farm to visitors and community members. 
  • Commitment, reliability, and punctuality.
  • First aid knowledge is a plus.
  • All staff must be fully vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus. 

Work Details:

  • This is an hourly position with a pay rate of $15/hr. The program runs Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 8am-12pm. The youth crew will start on Monday, June 17th and finish on Friday, August 9th. Youth crew reports to the Summer Youth Crew Managers. 
  • Youth Crew begins promptly at 8am and has one 15 minute break around 10am. 

How To Apply:  To apply, please send a resume and a cover letter to Youth Crew Manager Cass (they/them) at [email protected]. The cover letter should describe why you are interested in farming at Massaro. The subject of your email should read “Summer Youth Crew Application.” 

Application deadline is April 9th. We will inform applicants of our decision by April 30th. 


For more info on Massaro Community Farm, please visit

Massaro Farm is an "equal opportunity employer." Massaro Farm will not discriminate in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender expression, or sexual orientation.

We strongly encourage applicants from people of color, immigrants, women, people with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ community, people whose native language is something other than English, and other underrepresented and historically marginalized groups.