Genesee Lake School, a MyPath company, is a nationally recognized employee-owned provider of educational, vocational, and therapeutic residential services for children, adolescents, and young adults dealing with a variety of challenges and behavioral issues. We specialize in working with students with Autism Spectrum Disorders, anxiety and mood disorders, and complex trauma. The mission of Homegrown Farms is to enrich the lives of Genesee Lake School students through year round educational, vocational, and therapeutic opportunities focusing on a connection with the natural world, food production, and the dignity of meaningful work. Homegrown Farms contains 52 acres of rich organic farmland planted with 2 acres of mixed vegetables such as potatoes, cucumbers, onions, tomatoes, and beans, and 50 acres of row crops such as dry beans, sunflowers, buckwheat, and corn.
To succeed in this role, you must show an understanding of the emotional and developmental disabilities of the people we serve. When you join our team, you will be enrolled in our training program designed to build the skills and confidence needed to meet your job requirements.
As a Farm Operations Assistant, you will:
Wage & Schedule Information
This is classified as a casual-status position
Hours will fluctuate throughout the course of the year.
From February to July, hours will be between 20-28 hours per week.
From August through January, hours will decrease to approximately 24 hours per month.
Every other weekend (4-8 hours/weekend) required.
There's more to Genesee Lake School than competitive pay and benefits. Genesee Lake School is part of MyPath, a 100% employee-owned organization that transforms lives. We do this by offering residential, educational, vocational, and respite services.
At MyPath, we support an ownership culture throughout the organization. Our culture is based on our five Beliefs and Behaviors: Passion - Accountability - Teamwork - Openness - Continuous Learning and Innovation
Each year, after your first year of employment with us, you will receive a part of your income in MyPath stock, making you an employee owner. This stock allocation is a company-funded benefit--no investment from the employees is required. Yet, employee ownership goes beyond simply stock.
As an employee owner, you can expect transparency, respect, and appreciation. You'll impact the place you work and map a career within Genesee Lake School or other MyPath companies. With your passion and our breadth of services, your options are nearly limitless!
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MyPath has eight business units filled with people who are called to help children and adults with the most challenging special needs. From residential treatment to day schools, we have many opportunities to transform lives. To search MyPath jobs at all of our businesses, visit careers.mypathcompanies.com
We are an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.