If you share a passion for creating opportunities for youth and residents of Red Hook to determine their own bright futures, we’d love to meet you. Learn more below about our open positions.

Farm Education Assistant

The Farm Education Assistant supports all the education programs at our two farm sites: the 2.75 acre Columbia Street Farm and the 1.1 acre Wolcott Street Farm. Under the guidance of the Farm Education Manager, the Education Assistant will co-lead a mix of hands-on and virtual workshops for the following programs: Farm-Based Learning (FBL) for school groups, Youth Farmers Teen Apprenticeship, and a Middle School Science Action Club. In addition, the Farm Education Assistant will be responsible for maintaining the education-focused beds on the farms, as well as supporting ongoing curriculum development.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter in a single pdf to Veggies@rhicenter.org with “Farm Education Assistant” in the subject line.

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Farm Assistant

The Farm Assistant supports all production and maintenance needs of our two farm sites: the 2.75 acre Columbia Street Farm and the 1.1 acre Wolcott Street Farm. Under the guidance of a Farm Manager, the Farm Assistant will perform a variety of tasks included but not limited to seeding, watering, planting, harvesting, processing produce, weeding, composting, mowing, mulching, and pruning. They will also be responsible for greenhouse maintenance as well as chicken care. The Farm Assistant will also support distribution through staffing farms stands and/or farm share distributions. They will regularly work alongside high school-aged youth apprentices as well as adult volunteers as they engage in a variety of farm tasks. Some data entry (planting logs, harvest tallies) and related office work will also be required throughout the growing season.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter in a single pdf to Veggies@rhicenter.org with “Farm Assistant” in the subject line.

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RHI Program Youth Worker

The Youth Worker will assist in providing programs and services to young people in RHI’s youth programs. This person is also responsible for planning and executing excursions for school-aged participants (Middle school & High school). The Youth Worker is passionate about engaging youth and continuing to learn about youth development.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter in one pdf to apply@rhicenter.org with “RHI Program Youth Worker” in the subject line.

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Program Director of School-Aged Programs

The Program Director supports RHI’s youth development pipeline for our adolescent programs (6th – 12th grade) to achieve their goals within the areas of education, employment, health, and personal development. The Program Director will maintain a bird’s eye view overseeing RHI’s school-aged programs and services with a clear focus on retention, graduation, matriculation, for all participants in order to have a successful transition to college and/or to employment pathways. The program director will develop and lead youth programs with a strengths-based perspective.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter in one pdf to apply@rhicenter.org with “Program Director of School-Aged Programs” in the subject line.

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Deputy Director

RHI seeks a dynamic, dedicated individual as a Deputy Director (DD). Reporting to – and working closely as a partner with – the Executive Director (ED), the DD will be a seasoned leader and coach, with the ability to operate on strategic, managerial and hands-on levels and to help guide the organization across programmatic and administrative functions. This role is being created at RHI as part of the transition to support the organization’s new Executive Director.

The DD will bring proven nonprofit management expertise and experience in community-based programs, youth development, advocacy/organizing, finance, operations, and/or other relevant disciplines. The DD must have a keen attention to detail, the ability to delegate effectively, a proven track record in motivating and unifying teams, and have solid organizational, problem-solving, and clear decision-making skills. The DD will be comfortable with and committed to fostering the development of staff.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter in one pdf to apply@rhicenter.org with “Deputy Director” in the subject line.

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Director of Finance & Administration

The Director of Finance & Administration oversees RHI’s financial and administrative systems, including the contracting, compliance and billing associated with the organization’s public funding streams. This person partners closely with RHI’s out-of-house accountants to ensure information is readily available for the Executive Director and Board to analyze the organization’s financial health and long-term sustainability. This position offers the opportunity to help steer a widely respected CBO through continued periods of growth and to ensure the center’s day-to-day administration is efficient and effective.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter in one pdf to apply@rhicenter.org with “Director of Finance & Administration” in the subject line.

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