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  • 01/25 Saturday
    Grace Farms Tour
    10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Open Arts Studio for Families
    10:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Grace Farms Tour

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Open Positions

Information Technology Support Associate - FT

Full Time

Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Rd. New Canaan, CT

Responsibilities

In the Information Technology Support Associate role, you will provide IT, Network Cybersecurity, and Audio/Visual support to the Grace Farms staff and its patrons. This position will maintain state-of-the-art systems to facilitate both the day-to-day activities and special events. This is an excellent opportunity to apply your skills to a mission-driven organization in a dynamic environment.

Responsibilities

  • Information Technology Support
  • Perform standard systems administration duties, including MacOx, Windows, Linux, and other proprietary applications
  • Support technology-related devices and systems, such as phones, network, internet, cable systems and printing devices
  • Ensure adherence to backup program protocols that protect the Foundation from data loss and prevention of loss of security and safety-related material, as determined by management
  • Maintain accurate IT Asset Inventory and assist in acquisition, deployment, support, and retiring of IT assets based on established IT Life Cycle management
  • Provide support for IT Assets, such as computers, monitors, phones, mobile devices, tablets, printers, and other equipment
  • Provide adequate services and support for all level of users in the organization, including staff, vendors and patrons
  • Cybersecurity Practices
  • Support security policies for network-borne devices, particularly internet-facing devices
  • Support security programs to protect Foundation and personal information
  • Support the Director of IT & Cybersecurity in policy and procedures
  • Technical support for the activities offered or supported by the Foundation
  • Audio/Visual support as needed
  • Promote the Foundational doctrine with additional duties such as quality facility tours demonstrating audio and video system capabilities

 

Qualifications

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree a related field required
  • 3-5 years of information technology support experience
  • Knowledge MS Office, Office 365, Dropbox
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of Windows Servers, Networking DHCP, DNS, TCP/IP protocol
  • A+, MCSA, and CCNA certifications preferred
  • Basic understanding and troubleshooting skills for IT hardware, software, network, and printers
  • Ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, external partners, and community organizations
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Organizational and time management skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, inclusiveness with a dedicated commitment for Grace Farms Foundation’s mission
  • Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with decision-making capability
  • Highly resourceful team-player with the ability to work independently and effectively
  • Emotional maturity/high spirit
  • Forward thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including occasional Friday evenings and Saturdays

 

Apply

General Inquiries

Part Time

Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Rd. New Canaan, CT

Responsibilities

We encourage you to look through the vacancies posted on our website and to apply directly to a specific open position.  If there are no vacancies that match your background at the moment, you can submit your resume below to indicate your general interest in future opportunities at Grace Farms Foundation.

Qualifications

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Volunteer

Archives Assistant Volunteer

Part Time

Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Rd. New Canaan, CT

Responsibilities

  • Preserve and scan magazine collection
  • Upload scanned items to digital repository for approval by Administrators
  • Assist Archivist with architectural document collection cataloging
  • Maintain proper care and maintenance of all documents and artifacts handled according to archival standards
  • Additional duties as necessary

 

Qualifications

Skills Needed

  • Basic computer skills including using a scanner
  • Flexible to changing situations, including communication with manager working remotely
  • Able to work independently
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must be able to lift boxes of 40 lbs. or less, climb a stepladder, and handle fragile items
  • Interest in archives/museums/architecture
  • Experience with Mac computers

Skills Preferred

  • Ideal candidate possesses experience in library/archive/museum/architectural setting
  • Experience with library/archive/museum/photo/ architecture software

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Arts Initiative Volunteer

Part Time

Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Rd. New Canaan, CT

Responsibilities

Schedule | Saturdays from 10:30am – 2:30pm (with a 30 minute break)

Grace Farms Foundation’s Arts Initiative seeks volunteers to support the weekly Open Arts Studio for Families program where young artists, ages 3 to 10, and their adult guardians, are invited to spend time together experimenting with new materials and techniques.

Arts Initiative volunteers will assist with preplanned programs as directed by the Arts Initiative Curator. 

Volunteers receive a 50% discount on food and beverage in the Commons

Apply

Garden Volunteer

Part Time

Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Rd. New Canaan, CT

Responsibilities

Schedule | Flexible

Seeking a garden volunteer to provide hands on assistance with the garden, including weeding, watering, and general maintenance as directed by garden manager.

Individual must enjoy working outside and learning about vegetable and flower gardening.

Must be responsible and trustworthy to care for plants and gardening equipment.

Volunteers in the garden receive a 50% discount on food in the Commons.

Apply

Event Volunteer

Part Time

Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Rd. New Canaan, CT

Responsibilities

Schedule | Flexible (primarily evenings)

Seeking an event support volunteer to assist the hospitality team at specific Grace Farm events.  Tasks include greeting, ushering, ticketing and more.

Scheduled events usually take place during week nights, but volunteers will receive monthly emails to announce event opportunities.

Enjoys attending Foundation programs in the areas of Nature, Arts, Justice, Community, and Faith

Responsible and dependable

Volunteers for events are fed when volunteering for more than 4 hours

Apply

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