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Good Life Center Resident Stewards The Good Life Center

  • Date Posted November 09, 2017
  • Location Harborside, ME
  • Category Agriculture / Nonprofit
  • Job Type Summer Job
Company Description

The Good Life Center is a 501( c) ( 3) nonprofit established in 1998 to preserve the house, library, and garden of social, political, and environmental activists Helen and Scott Nearing. For more information contact The Good Life Center at, call 207-374-5386 or visit

Job Description

SEEKING 2018 NEARING RESIDENT STEWARDS. Unique opportunity on the Maine coast for responsible couple. Live at Forest Farm, historic homestead of “Living the Good Life” authors Helen and Scott Nearing. Located on Cape Rosier peninsula overlooking Penobscot Bay and the Camden Hills. Near Blue Hill, Deer Isle and Acadia National Park.

Responsibilities include caring for the Nearing’s organic vegetable garden, light maintenance, welcoming visitors, providing tours, introducing educational programs. Simply furnished wood heated resident apartment provided along with modest stipend, garden vegetables, and access to the Nearing Library, and the opportunity to meet like-minded people from around the world. You will receive support and supervision from the Site Manager.

The season is Memorial Day through Columbus Day, requiring 25 hours’ work per week per person, two days off per week. Applicants must be nonsmokers, have hands-on gardening experience, and capability to commit to full season. Vegetarian meals while on grounds. No pets. Knowledge of the Nearing’s writings and philosophy a plus.

Compensation this position is PAID: stipend How to apply
This job expired on January 08, 2018
DeadlineJanuary 31, 2018

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