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Farm & Wilderness

401 Farm and Wilderness Road
PLYMOUTH, VT 05056
Website:farmandwilderness.org

Company Description:
Farm & Wilderness Foundation (F&W) is a non-profit, educational organization operating eight summer camp programs for children and young adults, a family camp, and retreat rental operation. Set on a beautiful 1,500-acre campus in the Green Mountains of Vermont, F&W programs are rich in adventure, community, history, and spirit and foster an individual relationship with the natural world. While each camp and initiative provides unique programs based on 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. People of any race, background, religion, sexual orientation, gender, or economic status are encouraged to apply to our camps as campers or staff.
Salary Range:Location:
PLYMOUTH, VT
Job Type:Category:
InternshipAgriculture
Education Level:Work Experience:
Associate Degree
Preference: Nice to have
Up to One Year
Preference: Nice to have
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.
Requirements:
Qualifications:
Required
• 21+ years of age
• 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.
• Valid Driver's License

Salary and Benefits
• $200.00 per week, paid bi-weekly
• room and board

To Apply: Send Cover letter and resume to Chantal Deojay at chantal@farmandwilderness.org.


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