Center for Whole Communities at Knoll Farm in Waitsfield, Vermont is looking for interns for the 2011 season. This is a great opportunity to experience working on an organic farm and education center, and to meet a diverse group of leaders from the environmental field.
Summer Internship Description: The work of the interns is to help run all aspects of our seasonal retreat center, including welcoming and orienting visitors to the farm, growing and harvesting organic vegetables for the retreats; building trails in the forest; maintaining our campsites, solar bathhouse and forest yurt; cutting and stacking firewood, cooking with whole foods, providing faculty and staff support, and being a positive and energetic part of our community as a whole.
Qualifications/Skills Needed: Qualifications include a passion for working outdoors, an interest in agriculture, whole foods, social justice and environmental issues, and ability to remain flexible and positive. Must be able to set priorities, work long hours and be both a positive part of a team and an independent self-starter. For the right person this is the chance to be working outside in a beautiful, rewarding, and stimulating place and to put all kinds of different skills to work.
Compensation (stipend/salary amount, bus pass, etc): $200 p/wk
Housing Provided? Yes
- Cover Letter
Application Deadline: MARCH 15, 2011
Contact: Taz Squire
Title: Land Steward