Join the Gulch Team
The Gulch Environmental Foundation is a dynamic organization committed to combatting climate change through innovative carbon sequestration initiatives, community education for a sustainable future, and advocacy for regenerative agriculture. What sets The Gulch apart is its unique alliance, uniting business leaders, environmental scientists, and farmers to drive impactful projects that make a tangible difference. The Gulch actively engages in climate action through projects such as the Rainmaker Farm in Oklahoma, demonstrating a commitment to both direct and indirect climate mitigation efforts, supporting other charitable causes, and fostering environmental education. Grounded in values of incremental progress, ecosystem replenishment, and an inclusive approach, The Gulch invites everyone to join in the collective endeavor of creating a more sustainable and resilient world. As part of our team, you’ll play an instrumental role in supporting Rainmaker Farm and the overall impact of The Gulch Environmental Foundation.
We are currently hiring for a variety of roles within our organization. As a team member, you’ll play a pivotal role in a collaborative environment, working closely with other employees such as our Farm Manager and Research Director. One of the best parts of working in a small organization is that everyone has an opportunity to participate in many roles and responsibilities based on their skills and interests.
The roles we are currently looking to fill encompass a variety of tasks, from on-the-ground farming activities to office work, including maintaining livestock infrastructure, participating in public educational events, and contributing to scientific data collection. We are seeking individuals passionate about regenerative agriculture and conservation, with the ability to work independently and engage in diverse activities that contribute to the farm’s success. If you have a commitment to environmental stewardship and a willingness to learn new skills, consider joining us in creating a sustainable future through hands-on, impactful work at Rainmaker Farm.
If you are interested in working with us, please fill out the Form below to let us know a bit more about yourself, and submit your resume below.
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Additional Information About the kinds of work needed for the positions we are looking to fill is provided below.
- Part-time or Full-time position available.
- Additional hours may be required, such as during planting, harvest, or public events.
- Office work can be conducted remotely, but the nature of this job requires that many activities will be on the farm.
- Many different rolls available, and competitive compensation commensurate with role and responsibility, as well as skills and previous experience.
Responsibilities will be variable, depending on skills and farm needs, but could include and are not limited to:
- General labor duties
- Follow safety standards
- Clean and maintain facilities and equipment
- Watering, mowing and weeding
- Orchard care
- Environmental Survey Data Collection
- Planting crops
- Fence and equipment repair
- Picking up supplies
- Maintaining wildlife cameras
- Harvesting fruit and bringing it to the co-op for sale
- Talks to school groups
- Written contributions to Newsletters and Reports.
- Interested in regenerative agriculture and conservation.
- Works respectfully with coworkers, contractors, and collaborators.
- Ability to work primarily independently.
- Strong communication and organizational skills.
- Ability to follow instructions and communicate well with remote co-workers.
- Proficient with computers (MS Office, email, etc.).
- Valid Driver’s License and vehicle. Ability to drive on gravel roads in muddy conditions.
- Ability to receive and incorporate constructive feedback.
- Willingness to learn how to operate equipment and learn new skills.
- Willingness to attend training courses in First Aid/CPR and Farm Safety.
Preferred Experience (variable depending on the role)
- Degree related to Agriculture or Environmental Science, such as: Plant and Soil Science, Plant Biology, Environmental Science, Agriculture, Agribusiness, Animal Science, Crop Production, Rangeland Management, Soil and Water Resource, Wildlife or Natural Resources, etc.
- Previous experience working on a farm.
- Knowledge of agricultural practices.
- Ability to operate farming equipment, such as a tractor and attachments.
- Experience with working in no-till and/or organic crop systems.
- Experience with field data collection.
- Experience with property maintenance.
- Ability to conduct manual labor associated with farming and property maintenance, such as:
- Able to lift heavy objects (such as dozens of 60lb seed sacks)
- Able to work in all weather conditions
- Able to work long hours