Agritourism--Asst. Manager Fat Sheep Farm & Cabins
- Date Posted October 09, 2017
- Location Hartland, VT
- Category Agriculture / Business
- Job type Full-Time
From week to week, the job would change depending on your interests and the needs of the business. Although you would not need to do all of these tasks, we could use help with:
-caring for our sheep, laying hens,and goats
-milking the sheep,
-selling produce at market
-delivery of produce to restaurants
-doing laundry for the cabins
-making beds in the cabins
-occasionally cleaning the cabins when our cleaners are unavailable.
-digital marketing (if you already know what you're doing)
At a minimum, you must be willing to do basic animal choresweed and harvest on the farm side of the business, and do laundry and make beds on the cabin side of the business (and the occasional cleaning of a cabin).
We are looking for 40 hours, Monday to Friday. We would pay $12/hour for a weekly total of $480, but $250 of that would be in the form of a newly renovated in-law suite apartment with private entrance, kitchen and bath, and utilties and wifi, as well as access to the food we produce. In other words, the weekly pay would be the housing and produce and $230.
This is an ideal opportunity for someone who wants to live in a beautiful place (with an amazing view from your bedroom window) and is williing to work hard and help out with both the farm tasks and getting the cabins ready for guests.
On our website, www.fatsheepfarmvermont.com , you can find the many area attractions and things to do which you would have ample opportunity to enjoy.
The ideal candidate(s) would have some farming experience, be willing to work in all weather conditions, be able to lift 50 pounds, make a bed better than a teenager, and would approach the work with a positive attitude, sense of humor, and a commitment to be efficient, flexible, and helpful.
Recent graduates, people in the midst of a life transition, or those interested in agritourism, are particularly encouraged to apply. We would like to spend some time getting to know each other to ensure we would be a good fit so we would love to hear from you sooner rather than later. Let us know if we can answer any questions, and thank you! Compensation this position is : stipend / non-monetary compensation Application instructions