Job Title: Urban Farming Project Assistant

Reports To: Director of Programs 

Please send cover letter and resume to Ashley Stewart.

MISSION: Using horticulture as a catalyst for community engagement, KNOX forges partnerships between residents, businesses and government, providing leadership to build greener, stronger, healthier and more beautiful neighborhoods in Hartford.


The Urban Farming Project Assistant position will focus on the implementation of the KNOX Urban Farming program. This is a part-time position (20 hours/week) well-suited for a detail-oriented and organized professional with administrative experience. An interest in urban agriculture or grant management is helpful.


  • Assist with recruitment and retention for program participants during each program cycle
  • Support application and onboarding process for program participants
  • Coordinate implementation of the KNOX Urban Farming program curriculum and improve curriculum effectiveness.
  • Tracking of activities and outcomes related to the Urban Farming program
  • Assist efforts to engage training implementation in connection with state, regional and local partners
  • Conduct outreach to increase awareness of our program and resources.
  • Implement pre and post program evaluations
  • Manage training schedule for program participants
  • Provide administrative support and communication efforts for Urban Farming Advisory group
  • Support workshops related to urban agriculture
  • Identify supply and equipment needs, and coordinate ordering


  • Project management experience
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Experience working on a team
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs with reasonable accommodation

Please send cover letter and resume to Ashley Stewart