Pounds of Food Grown


Families Helped Through Housing Rehabilitation


Youth Attending Groundswell Events


Tools Loaned

Maintenance and Tool Technician

The Maintenance and Tool Technician is responsible for cleaning and maintenance at Matthew 25 properties as well as managing and staffing the Matthew 25 Tool Library. The Maintenance and Tool Technician cleans, troubleshoots, performs minor repairs; implements setup and takedown for a wide variety of events; works closely with other employees and volunteers; and resolves problems to ensure efficient and safe operations.

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Urban Farm Assistant

The Urban Farm Assistant works closely with the Cultivate Hope Manager and assists with all areas of vegetable production and farm maintenance. The Urban Farm Production Assistant is organized, comfortable working outside in variable weather, and passionate about local foods production and education. Must be available from April – October 2018; evening and weekend hours may be required.

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Summer Education Assistant

The Summer Education Assistant will work closely with the Youth Education Coordinator (YEC) to oversee Matthew 25’s educational programming for youth during the summer. The central focus of the programming is on agricultural related programming through school gardens, farm camps, and a summer job program for high school students. The Summer Education Assistant must be well organized, comfortable working with groups outside, and have experience working with a range of ages.

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Coming Events

Food Explorers – August 2018
Aug-15-2018 08:30 AM to Aug-15-2018 04:30 PM
Flood the Run
Aug-11-2018 08:00 AM to Aug-11-2018 11:00 AM
- Flood the Run, a family-friendly run with a water theme, will be held in the Ellis Park area on August 11, 2018. Check back soon for more information!
Food Creators – August 2018
Aug-10-2018 09:00 AM to Aug-10-2018 12:00 PM
Food Explorers – July 2018
Jul-13-2018 08:30 AM to Jul-13-2018 04:30 PM
Transform 2018
Jun-25-2018 08:00 AM to Jun-29-2018 05:00 PM
- Make a big impact on a Cedar Rapids neighborhood during Transform Week. This annual event brings together community volunteers to complete projects that make our neighborhoods safer, healthier, and more attractive. Projects could include: Light construction Home repairs Wheelchair ramp construction Cleaning Yardwork Tree-planting Work side-by-side with other volunteers in the community for a day … Continue reading Transform 2018

Interested in taking part in Flood the Run this Spring?