Farm Manager

AHRC Nassau

Long Island , New York

Our Mission:
Empower people to live fulfilling lives together with family, friends and community.

AHRC Nassau, a leader in providing quality services and supports for individuals with developmental disabilities has an exciting new opportunity at our new Wheatley Farms Day Program.

  • When you join our team, you join our family and will enjoy….
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible schedule
  • Being a part of a supportive team
  • Diverse workforce
  • Feeling of pride when you see the people you’ve helped
  • Compassionate management
  • Growth opportunities
  • Wellness incentives
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Loan Forgiveness program
  • Housing Assistance program
  • Employee Recognition programs

Join our team!

Farm Manager:
Responsible for the daily planning, organization, supervision and administration of farming activities at Wheatley Farms in Brookville (Glen Head) Long Island, NY.

Knowledge of techniques and equipment for planting, growing, and harvesting agricultural food products for consumption, including storage/handling techniques. Care and maintenance of livestock including goats, sheep, chickens, horses and rabbits. This position works in conjunction with clinical, therapeutic and fine arts staff to create a healthy, wholesome environment for people with and without disabilities to therapeutically engage with the soil, land and animals. The Farm manager must adhere to all regulations for safe, high-quality produce farmed in an environmentally sustainable manner and will work to ensure organic certification (NOP) of the program.

This position calls for Live-in status. As a live-in staff, the person will have responsibility to care for the animals throughout the week and on weekends ensuring the safety and well-being, and participating in other activities as designated by their supervisor.

Farm Manager requires:

  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Agribusiness, Farm Management or another related subject required.
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ of progressive experience with operating a farm, horticulture, marketing and processing of farm products and livestock
  • Experience coordinating diverse programs and services designed for people with disabilities.
  • Experience with assisted animal therapy, outdoor education.

AHRC Nassau- providing quality services and supports for people with disabilities for over 70 years!

We offer medical, dental, vision, retirement, life insurance, voluntary short/long term disability, paid time off, paid holidays, Scholarship offerings, AFLAC plans, child care. Prepaid legal and much more!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer Proud of Our Workforce Diversity


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