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This job expired on April 12, 2019

Farm Internship Farm & Wilderness

  • Date Posted February 11, 2019
  • Location Plymouth, VT
  • Category Agriculture / Nonprofit
  • Job type Internship/Apprentice
Company description Farm & Wilderness Foundation (F&W) is a non-profit, educational organization operating eight summer camp programs for children and teens, a family camp, retreat rentals, and a conservation organization.  Encompassing property over 1,500-acres in the Green Mountains of Vermont, F&W programs are rich in adventure, community, and a spirit that fosters individual connections with the natural world.  While each camp and initiative provide unique programs addressing age and interests, all F&W activities are shaped by Quaker principles and the common belief that individuals and communities are strengthened by justice, honesty, self-reliance, diversity, and respect for all persons.  In 2018, F &W joined forces with the Ninevah Foundation to manage the conservation of more than 3,300 acres of land and water in the Lake Ninevah valley.  People of any race, background, religion, sexual orientation, gender, or economic status are encouraged to apply to join our community as campers or staff. Internship description

Farm Interns assist the farm managers in the care of the livestock, barns, and gardens and help administer program activities such as homesteading, crafting, and food preservation within the summer camps. Throughout the internship, the farm interns will learn hands on farm-based skills including but not limited to animal identification, animal husbandry, pasture management, crop rotation, weed identification, various types of garden skills, and develop an understanding of community living. Using a beautiful wilderness and farm setting and innovative approaches toward teaching, organic farming, and environmental education, interns will become strong leaders by developing connections to each other and the land through work, service, and community. This position starts in April and runs through October.
 

Qualifications:

  • 21+ years of age, with a valid drivers license
  • Strong desire to build skills and knowledge related to farming and teaching.
  • Be a team player.
  • Flexible, able, and willing to perform a variety of tasks in changing situations

Salary and Benefits

  • $200.00 per week, paid bi-weekly
  • room and board
  • workers compensation
  • laundry and internet access
  • professional development
 



 

Compensation this position is : salaried, less than 50k
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This job expired on April 12, 2019
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