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This job expired on January 13, 2023

Farm Leadership Apprenticeship Dickinson College Farm +1 more

  • Date Posted November 14, 2022
  • Location Boiling Springs, PA
  • Category Agriculture / Education
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description

Located in south-central Pennsylvania, the Dickinson College Farm is an 90-acre educational production farm that raises grass-fed cattle, sheep and chickens and certified organic produce for campus and community consumption, in addition to serving as a resource for academic and agricultural training interests.  

Internship description

The Dickinson College Farm Leadership Training Apprenticeship offers a unique opportunity for full-time employment rooted in hands-on learning. This six-month farm-based position is geared toward building professional skill sets in project management, group leadership, technical know-how, and networking within the context of an educational production farm.  The position runs from May until late November 2023 and includes a competitive hourly pay plus on-farm, off-grid housing, and amenities.   Activities at the 90-acre farm include certified organic vegetable production (ten acres), grass-fed beef, lamb, and laying hens, renewable energy systems, composting, and regenerative agriculture and agroecology research.

As an apprentice, you will gain the skills, experience, and knowledge needed to advance toward leadership roles within this professional arena. In addition to farm-specific training, this experience is applicable to furthering academic studies and employment opportunities related to food systems, sustainability, and education.

 

More details on the 2023 Farm-Based Leadership Apprenticeship and an application can be found at 

https://blogs.dickinson.edu/farm/apprentices/

Applications are reviewed as they are received. Final deadline for the Dickinson College Farm 2023 Apprenticeship Program is February 24th, 2023.

Compensation this position is : hourly, $15-20/hr
Application instructions
This job expired on January 13, 2023
DeadlineFebruary 24, 2023

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