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Company Name Southampton Homestead Australia (view profile)
Location Balingup, Australia
Date Posted February 22, 2017
Category A Farm/Business Posting A Job
Job Type Intern: 4 months or less time commitment. Farmer will teach part of the farming trade.
Type of farm? Poultry
Which Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Compensation Food, and lodging
Application Parameters Families Welcome, Male, Female
Housing Available Yes
Housing Location On Farm
Meals Provided Yes
Location Specifics See Website. 2.5 hours South of capital city, Perth, Western Australia.
Application Process To apply, please email southamptonhomestead@gmail.com with your name, where you live and why you are interested in this opportunity. We will contact you with a series of preliminary questions and arrange a Skype interview. Intake dates: 2017 Team 1: 3 Positions. 10 weeks. Arrive Sunday 4th June 2017, depart Monday 14th August 2017. 2017 Team 2: 3 Positions. 10 weeks. Arrive Sunday 10th September 2017, depart Monday 20th November 2017.
Application Process Please see website for details.
Food Provided Local produce - excellent quality food. Seasonal fruit and vegetables, beef, Lamb, Pork, Marron, Fish, house cow proves dairy, etc
Expectations Like any experience, you will get out of it what you put into it. We set achievable yet ambitious goals, but they require effort, creativity and sweat. Physically, you will be in better shape than you ever thought possible. Emotionally, you will know what you did today, why it was important, and feel great about it. Please be aware: you will be sore, ache, be exhausted, and you will most likely be sick for 3 days in your first few weeks. Once you adjust, you’ll feel better and be more physically fit than you’ve ever been in your life. ;) What can you expect from Michelle and Jeff? Our mutual dedication to your learning, access to our shared knowledge and world-wide farming and food networks, nurturing of your longer-term goals and aspirations and a shared passion for this important work. We want to see you farming successfully and sustainably!
Positions Available 6
Education Potential You will gain skills and insights into: Managing a farm landscape holistically using regenerative agricultural techniques Raising animals ethically and naturally for real food Harvesting and processing our animals humanely on-farm Managing customer relationships and how to get the product to market Applying financial and business skills, and making business decisions Working and leading within a team Focusing both ‘on’ the business and ‘in’ the business, of farming.
Tag Words Butchering On Farm, Chicken, Composting, Cow Dairy, Dogs, Ducks, Eggs, Farm Tours, Grass, Holistic, Horses, Livestock, Multi-species, Non-GMO, Orchard, Organic, Pastured, Poultry, Seasonal, Swine, Tourists (On Farm Events)
Positions Available 9
Start Date 2017/06/04
Position Description Internship or Volunteer Residency is the position description in Australia.
Work Schedule Farming in Australia is 365 days a year. This is real time learning so when we rest, you rest. :)
End Date 2017/11/20
Pay/Salary Volunteer
Description 2017 Farm Residency is now open! Please read over the following information before sending your application email. As we progress the rebuild and growth of Southampton Homestead and Farm, we are keen to share this journey with others and support people to start their own enterprises. If you have dreamed of starting your own farming enterprise, and would like to be taught “on-farm”, then we are excited to offer this new opportunity! We have three positions available for internships, in two intakes during 2017 (6 positions in total).

Description

Type of farm?

Poultry

Which Meals

Breakfast

Compensation

Food, and lodging

Application Parameters

Families Welcome

Housing Available

Yes

Housing Location

On Farm

Meals Provided

Yes

Location Specifics

See Website. 2.5 hours South of capital city, Perth, Western Australia.

Application Process

To apply, please email southamptonhomestead@gmail.com with your name, where you live and why you are interested in this opportunity. We will contact you with a series of preliminary questions and arrange a Skype interview.
Intake dates:
2017 Team 1: 3 Positions. 10 weeks. Arrive Sunday 4th June 2017, depart Monday 14th August 2017.
2017 Team 2: 3 Positions. 10 weeks. Arrive Sunday 10th September 2017, depart Monday 20th November 2017.

Application Process

Please see website for details.

Food Provided

Local produce - excellent quality food.
Seasonal fruit and vegetables, beef, Lamb, Pork, Marron, Fish, house cow proves dairy, etc

Expectations

Like any experience, you will get out of it what you put into it. We set achievable yet ambitious goals, but they require effort, creativity and sweat. Physically, you will be in better shape than you ever thought possible. Emotionally, you will know what you did today, why it was important, and feel great about it. Please be aware: you will be sore, ache, be exhausted, and you will most likely be sick for 3 days in your first few weeks. Once you adjust, you’ll feel better and be more physically fit than you’ve ever been in your life. ;)

What can you expect from Michelle and Jeff? Our mutual dedication to your learning, access to our shared knowledge and world-wide farming and food networks, nurturing of your longer-term goals and aspirations and a shared passion for this important work. We want to see you farming successfully and sustainably!

Positions Available

6

Education Potential

You will gain skills and insights into:
Managing a farm landscape holistically using regenerative agricultural techniques
Raising animals ethically and naturally for real food
Harvesting and processing our animals humanely on-farm
Managing customer relationships and how to get the product to market
Applying financial and business skills, and making business decisions
Working and leading within a team
Focusing both ‘on’ the business and ‘in’ the business, of farming.

Tag Words

Butchering On Farm

Positions Available

9

Start Date

2017/06/04

Position Description

Internship or Volunteer Residency is the position description in Australia.

Work Schedule

Farming in Australia is 365 days a year. This is real time learning so when we rest, you rest. :)

End Date

2017/11/20

Pay/Salary

Volunteer

Description

2017 Farm Residency is now open!
Please read over the following information before sending your application email.

As we progress the rebuild and growth of Southampton Homestead and Farm, we are keen to share this journey with others and support people to start their own enterprises. If you have dreamed of starting your own farming enterprise, and would like to be taught “on-farm”, then we are excited to offer this new opportunity! We have three positions available for internships, in two intakes during 2017 (6 positions in total).
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