Crew Member
Savanna Institute
Champaign, IL, USA
Job Posted:
30+ days ago

Crew Member

This position will work to advance agroforestry by supporting the management of Savanna Institute
demonstration farms and partner farms. Farms feature novel tree crop varieties in integrated agroforestry
systems.This position will work closely with the IL Farm Manager, WI Farm Manager, other Savanna Institute
staff, community partners, collaborating farmers/landowners, and farm visitors.

Required Qualifications:
● Ability to lift 50+ pounds
● Ability to work outside, long hours in challenging conditions
● Commitment to participating in an open and collaborative environment
● Openness to participating in the development and establishment of new systems
● Willingness to work independently with strong self-direction
● Ability to travel regularly on short notice
● HS degree, or equivalent
● Valid driver's license

Ideal candidates will have:
● Familiarity with regenerative farming, agroforestry, or perennial agriculture
● Experience in farming, landscaping, forestry, or other fieldwork based fields
● Strong communication skills

Hours: Full-time, seasonal
Location: Multiple positions available in:
● Champaign-Urbana, IL
● Oregon, IL
● Spring Green, WI
Start Date: March 2021
End Date: September 2021
Wage: $12-15/hour, commensurate with

- Employees are compensated for training.
- This is an outdoor, fieldwork position. No benefits or housing provided.

agriculture, field work, climate, food, regenerative, farming, trees