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Adventures Nicaragua - REAP Farm Manager
Summary
Title:Adventures Nicaragua - REAP Farm Manager
ID:1069
Location:Granada, Nicaragua
Description


Adventures Nicaragua Farm Manager

Supervisor: Adventures Nicaragua Base Leader

Classification: Salary

Fundraising Goal: (Amount to be Determined)

Commitment: 2 Years Minimum

 

Summary of Job

The Adventures Nicaragua Farm Manager oversees the agricultural development of the property in Pantanal in order to provide the Nicaragua Base and community with fresh food, employment and personal development opportunities, and opportunities for integration with short-term teams. The Farm Manager is responsible for managing the logistics of the farm and farm workers and maintaining the long-term sustainability of the farm.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Adventures Nicaragua Farm Manager is responsible for the following ministerial duties:

  • Hire and manage security on the farm.
  • Integrate short term teams in any farm projects and disciple them through servant leadership.

  • Disciple and minister to the farm workers and locals.

  • Interact with wholesale buyers to sell crops and model lessons in biblical stewardship.

  • Develop a model to enable impoverished locals to start businesses selling produce.

  • Develop a team of ministry partners to complete the fundraising goal. (Amount to be determined). Through this process ministering to partners through prayer and teaching biblical truths is essential. (I Corinthians 9:14, Philippians 4:17) Training for this located at: www.support.adventures.org


​​​​​​​The Adventures Nicaragua Farm Manager accomplishes these ministerial duties through administrative tasks:

  • Responsible for irrigation planning and maintenance.

  • Research and select profitable crops..

  • Research and document environmental factors: wind patterns, soil type, planting seasons.

  • Oversee mulching and effective reuse of farm materials, including secondary uses for crops. .

  • Research best practices for crop maintenance.

  • Develop planting and maintenance manual for locals.

  • Regular communication with the Base Leader and Base Team

 

Competencies Required

  • Professing Christian with established record of high Christian character, integrity, servant leadership, maturity, and a positive attitude

  • Character and Integrity –must have strong Christian moral principles, be trustworthy, honest, fair, and display the Fruit of the Spirit in both word and action

  • Servant leadership – must lead as Christ did with humility, considering the team’s needs above your own and making it your priority to improve those you serve

  • Maturity – must be strong spiritually, responding appropriately with respect to the time and place of every situation

  • Positive attitude – must always be willing to do your best with what is asked of you

  • Understand and embrace the core values, culture, and ministry of Adventures in Missions.

  • A commitment to learning fluent Spanish in the timeframe deemed appropriate by the Base Leader

  • Maintain personal daily devotion and prayer time, always putting your personal relationship with the Lord first, over everything.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style.

  • Able to accept responsibility and take ownership of projects.

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