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Program Administrator

Boston Farms Community Land Trust
Job Title: Program Administrator
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February 3rd, 2023
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JOB POSTING: Program Administrator (part-time)

Boston Farms Community Land Trust is seeking an organized, efficient, detail-oriented, self-directed individual to provide administrative support for the development and stewardship of urban farmsites in Mattapan, Dorchester, and Roxbury.

Hours: Half-time (20 hours/week, flexible scheduling)

Location: Fowler Clark Epstein Farm, Mattapan (Hybrid online/in-person, most work can be done remotely; in-person meetings, office tasks, and events; familiarity with the Boston area is preferred)

Application Deadline: January 27, 2023

Compensation: $25-35/hour depending on experience, plus part-time-equivalent vacation benefits


  • Manage organizational communications, including website, mailing list, and social media

  • Manage information in an organized and clear fashion for Boston Farms, related committees, and the public. This includes meeting information and materials, group notes, internal documents, and any documents or messaging being shared with the broader community.

  • Conduct bookkeeping, including bank reconciliation, invoices, vendor payments, and staff payments

  • Manage administrative portions of fundraising, including the processing of sponsorship and benefits, assistance with grant writing and reporting, and tracking and acknowledgment of donors 

  • Support fundraising event planning and execution; manage event promotion and registration

  • Schedule organizational meetings and record meeting minutes

  • Assist with annual government and tax filings, and ensure annual insurance renewal

  • Provide other administrative support as needed



  • Experience in administrative management and communications

  • Strong organization, communication, interpersonal, and bookkeeping or financial management skills

  • Advanced knowledge of digital platforms like Google Docs, Microsoft Word/Excel, or equivalent platforms

  • Interest in community land ownership

  • Preferences: Experience with Quickbooks, WordPress, Squarespace, SalesForce, or equivalent platforms; Background in nonprofit administration and/or fundraising; Understanding of community/neighborhood engagement

  • Key Characteristics: organized, attentive to detail, self-motivated, self-directed, eager to learn

About the Boston Farms Community Land Trust:

Boston Farms is a Black-led, community land development and management nonprofit. We build and protect urban farms across the neighborhoods of Boston, making our farms accessible to Black and Brown neighborhood farmers and supporting their success. We own 5 sites and are actively expanding. In early 2020, the board adopted a 3-Year Strategic Plan (2020-22)

To Apply: Please be sure to read this posting thoroughly. If interested, please email your cover letter, and resume to jobs@bostonfarms.org, with the subject line ‘Program Administrator Application’.  We welcome diverse candidates and residents of our neighborhoods of Mattapan, Dorchester, and Roxbury. 


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