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Company Name Heifer Farm (view profile)
Location Rutland, MA
Date Posted October 21, 2016
Category A Farm/Business Posting A Job
Job Type Apprentice: More than 4 month time commitment. Farmer will teach the farming trade.
Type of farm? Diverse (Animals/Plants)
Compensation Stipend of ~$400 / month
Housing Available Yes
Housing Location On Farm
Meals Provided No
Location Specifics Heifer International is a nonprofit humanitarian organization working to end hunger and poverty while caring for the Earth. Heifer Farm in Rutland, Massachusetts is one of three Heifer International Learning Centers. The farm offers offer global experiential education programs that center on the problems of hunger and poverty and the solutions offered through community building and sustainable agriculture.
Application Process TO APPLY: Email your resume and cover letter including your dates of availability to heifer.farm@heifer.org. Then, we will review and contact you for a phone interview.
Food Provided Seasonal farm veggies, as available
Expectations BASIC REQUIREMENTS: • Must be at least 18 years of age by starting date of volunteer service; • Must pass background check; • Must be fluent in the English language and possess excellent verbal & written communication skills.
Positions Available 24
Education Potential Gain knowledge and skills in education program facilitation, farming, cooking, and international development.
Tag Words Bees, Butchering On Farm, Cattle, Chicken, Composting, Cooking, Eggs, Exotics, Farm Tours, Forestry, Fruit, Goats, Grass, Livestock, Multi-species, Non-GMO, Organic, Pastured, Poultry, Sheep, Swine, Tourists (On Farm Events), Vegetable
Start Date 2017/01/25
Position Description VOLUNTEER POSITIONS AVAILABLE: • GLOBAL EDUCATORS lead tours, education activities & programs with mostly youth participants; Assist with daily livestock chores and periodically in the Visitor Center. • FARMER CHEF EDUCATORS assist part-time with meal preparation for program participants and part-time with gardening or livestock; Periodically lead education programs. • FARM HAND EDUCATORS assist in all farm work associated with livestock care, maintenance, construction, and janitorial; Periodically lead education programs. • GARDEN EDUCATORS assist with all aspects of gardening & crop production; Assist facilitating large groups of garden workers, mostly youth; Periodically lead education programs. FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT: Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/heifercenters Webpage: www.heifer.org/volunteer PERKS: • On-site, communal housing provided • Stipend of ~$400 / month • Gain knowledge and skills in education program facilitation, farming, cooking, and international development • Access to farm vehicles for local transportation • Seasonal farm veggies, as available • Access to free health insurance through MassHealth for US Citizens • Heifer Gift Shop discount
Work Schedule 8 hours per day/5 days per week
End Date 2017/08/20
Description HEIFER INTERNATIONAL is a nonprofit humanitarian organization working to end hunger and poverty while caring for the Earth. There are open residential volunteer positions at Heifer Farm in Rutland, Massachusetts which has powerful global education programs inspiring visitors to take action. VOLUNTEERING WITH HEIFER CHANGES LIVES – INCLUDING YOURS!

Description

Type of farm?

Diverse (Animals/Plants)

Compensation

Stipend of ~$400 / month

Housing Available

Yes

Housing Location

On Farm

Meals Provided

No

Location Specifics

Heifer International is a nonprofit humanitarian organization working to end hunger and poverty while caring for the Earth. Heifer Farm in Rutland, Massachusetts is one of three Heifer International Learning Centers. The farm offers offer global experiential education programs that center on the problems of hunger and poverty and the solutions offered through community building and sustainable agriculture.

Application Process

TO APPLY:
Email your resume and cover letter including your dates of availability to heifer.farm@heifer.org. Then, we will review and contact you for a phone interview.

Food Provided

Seasonal farm veggies, as available

Expectations

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:
• Must be at least 18 years of age by starting date of volunteer service;
• Must pass background check;
• Must be fluent in the English language and possess excellent verbal & written communication skills.

Positions Available

24

Education Potential

Gain knowledge and skills in education program facilitation, farming, cooking, and international development.

Tag Words

Bees

Start Date

2017/01/25

Position Description

VOLUNTEER POSITIONS AVAILABLE:
• GLOBAL EDUCATORS lead tours, education activities & programs with mostly youth participants; Assist with daily livestock chores and periodically in the Visitor Center.
• FARMER CHEF EDUCATORS assist part-time with meal preparation for program participants and part-time with gardening or livestock; Periodically lead education programs.
• FARM HAND EDUCATORS assist in all farm work associated with livestock care, maintenance, construction, and janitorial; Periodically lead education programs.
• GARDEN EDUCATORS assist with all aspects of gardening & crop production; Assist facilitating large groups of garden workers, mostly youth; Periodically lead education programs.

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT:
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/heifercenters
Webpage: www.heifer.org/volunteer

PERKS:
• On-site, communal housing provided
• Stipend of ~$400 / month
• Gain knowledge and skills in education program facilitation, farming, cooking, and international development
• Access to farm vehicles for local transportation
• Seasonal farm veggies, as available
• Access to free health insurance through MassHealth for US Citizens
• Heifer Gift Shop discount

Work Schedule

8 hours per day/5 days per week

End Date

2017/08/20

Description

HEIFER INTERNATIONAL is a nonprofit humanitarian organization working to end hunger and poverty while caring for the Earth. There are open residential volunteer positions at Heifer Farm in Rutland, Massachusetts which has powerful global education programs inspiring visitors to take action. VOLUNTEERING WITH HEIFER CHANGES LIVES – INCLUDING YOURS!
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