The Orange Elementary Schools and Ralph C. Mahar Regional School District are seeking substitute employees to cover classrooms when Teachers or Paraprofessionals are out.
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1
July 13, 2021
Landscaping, yard work person wanted for residential house in Petersham. Light weeding, weed whacking,
raking etc . In addition yearly chore of stacking cordwood as well as a monthly replacement of wood 
close to an entry door during the winter, light shoveling/ snow blowing in winter. Perhaps some light 
painting from time to time as needed if skill level is there.  I have all power tools to make the work 
easier to perform. Basically outside home maintenance  for a senior owner . Dependability is a must, 
with pride of workmanship. Pay rate is between $16-20 cash money per hour depending on experience and 
quality of work. Prefer a local resident, perfect for a dependable student, or handyman type person. 
Please apply via email swebba357 @ gmail. Com
June 30, 2021
Meals on Wheels drivers are needed in Orange and surrounding communities! Make a big difference in someone's day by delivering a hot noontime meal and a wellness check in your own community. Stipend and mileage reimbursement available. Call LifePath at 978-544-2259 and ask for the Nutrition department.


Seeking Reporters/Contributors: 

Pays absolutely nothing but you can send along information about your club, school, up-coming event. We'll put the information into our News and Notes pages. Free. Get in touch. Kill no trees, send it e-mail only please. Plain text.


VNA Seeking Hospice Volunteers

VNA Care Network & Hospice, a nonprofit home health and hospice organization, needs volunteers to provide companionship to patients and respite for family members in eastern and central Massachusetts. Training, supervision, and support are provided. Call 781-569-2811 for more information about becoming a hospice volunteer or visit www.vnacarenetwork.org.


Help wanted for farm + Plus work at Stone Harvest Farm, animal care, carpentry, site cleaning, fencing, cut/split wood. Wage per hour depending on experience, flexible PT hours.
Call Jana or Maryanne at 978-724-0024

Individual(s) to sell advertising space on Petersham Common. This is how we pay for our home on the Internet. Compensation is based on 25-percent commission. Call Roy Nilson for details
(978-724-6662) or send e-mail to: info@petershamcommon.com

Immediate Openings:

NOFA/Mass (Northeastern Organic Farming Association, Massachusetts Chapter) a non-profit organization committed to promoting organic agriculture and food systems in Massachusetts, is currently hiring for 3 part-time primarily remote work and flexible schedule positions within Massachusetts.   We are currently reviewing applications for the following positions until March 31, 2023. Brief descriptions of each role are included below, however for more in-depth information, or to apply, please go to https://www.nofamass.org/jobs/

The positions include:

  1. Administrative Director (20-25 hours per week, $18-25 per hour) NOFA/Mass seeks an Administrative Director to help organize, support, and facilitate the small and large scale operations of NOFA/Mass. This is a supervisory position, and the Administrative Director oversees all aspects of the Administrative Department and supports the Admin Department staff in their responsibilities, including membership, registration, finances, and database management. You can learn more about this role and apply here

  1. Project Manager (20-25 hours per week, $18-22 per hour) The NOFA/Mass Project Manager oversees the organizationís activities related to over 10 grant-related projects and deliverables, with project topics including soil health, food access, pollinators, agricultural ecosystem health, and agricultural greenhouse gas emission reduction in Massachusetts. You can learn more about this role and apply here.


3. Educational Events Manager (25-35 hours per week, $18-22 per hour) The NOFA/Mass Ed Events Manager oversees a range of in-person and virtual educational events, including: field days; online and hands-on workshops; lecture series; and two annual conferences. This core position leads NOFA/Mass program staff in developing, promoting, and hosting successful events that will advance NOFA/Mass educational priorities, meet grant deliverables, align with food access programming, and maintain a financially sustainable organizational branch. You can learn more about this role and apply here.

Check out the Food Alliance on the web at: https://quabbinfoodalliance.wordpress.com/
And join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/quabbinfoodalliance


Maddie is happy to help in Petersham and the surrounding areas!
maddieschmutz@gmail.com -- 610-858-4499
---Rate $15-20 Depending on Opportunity---

CLEANING -From detailed scrubs to everyday chores - 10 years professional experience.
CARE TAKING -Elder Care(non-medical) 4 years professional experience
-Child Care
-Animal care(pets, farm animals)

-Farm/Gardening/Greenhouse Help - 5 years experience
-Snow Shoveling 


Petersham Highway Department
The Highway Department is seeking qualified persons for
Truck Driver position for seasonal plowing and snow & ice removal.
Applicants must hold a Class B commercial driver's license.
On call, part-time status for winter season work.
Please see more information here.

Send your Help Wanted Ad to us here:


Links to Job Finding Resources


  Jobs at Athol Memorial Hospital

Jobs at L.S. Starrett Co.


SEEKERS: Have a talent? Willing to Work? Need a neighborly helping hand? If you write or type, rake, drive or scrape paint, let us know and we will post your note right here.

Franklin-Hampshire Career Center

RECEIVERS: If you need help with gardening and yard work, or light carpentry, house cleaning or babysitting or anything else send a note here. We will post the info on this page for others who might be able to help.

If you provide licensed professional services, that OK too. Just let us know. It's free of charge.

Area Employers
Largest 100 Area Employers
Amherst College
Amherst, Town of
Athol Memorial Hospital
Bank of America
Baystate Health
Berry Plastics Corporation
Big Y
Brattleboro Memorial Hospital
C & S Wholesale Grocers
Channing Bete Company
Coca-Cola Enterprises
Comcast Careers
Community Action!
Community Health Center of Franklin County
Cooley Dickinson Hospital
Cowls Building Supply
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Deerfield Academy
Eaglebrook School
Elms College
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Five Colleges, Incorporated
Food Bank of Western Mass
Forbes Library
Franklin County Home Care Corporation
Franklin County Sheriff's Office
Franklin County Technical School
Franklin Pierce College
Frontier Regional School District
Gentiva Health Services
Gill Montague Regional School District
Greenfield Center School
Greenfield Community College
Greenfield Public Schools
Hampshire College
Hartsbrook School
Heywood Hospital
Holyoke, City of
Home Depot
J.H. Smith Company
Keene State College
Kennametal Products
L.S. Starrett Company
Mohawk School District
Mount Holyoke College
Mount Wachusett Community College
Northeast Utilities
Northfield Mount Hermon School
People's United Bank
Sandri Oil
School for International Training
Sisters of Providence Health System
Smith College
Southworth Paper
Stoneleigh-Burnham School
Stop and Shop Supermarkets
UMass Amherst
UMass Memorial Health Care
Valley Medical Group
WFCR Radio
Williston Northampton School
Yankee Candle

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roynilson@verizon.net - Tel: 978-724-6662 - info@petershamcommon.com