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Paid Internship (Organic Farming and Environmental Education) at White Oak Farm and Education Center - 5664

Job Title: 
Paid Internship (Organic Farming and Environmental Education)
White Oak Farm and Education Center
1940 Kincaid Road
Williams, OR 97544
Job Type: 
Internship
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

2019 Environmental Education and Organic Farming Internship Program: White Oak Farm will be offering a unique internship for 2019. The program will be focused on teaching skills and techniques including environmental education, organic farming for market, CSA, and seed production; and homesteading. Interns will have the opportunity to learn through hands-on experiential participation in the tasks of the farm including teaching children in farm and nature-based settings, and through classes and tours of area farms. The Internship Program at White Oak Farm is designed to provide experience to people with an interest in developing their knowledge and skills for a life and career in farming, children’s environmental education and homesteading. The program requires hard work, a good attitude, the ability to live and work with others, and self-motivation. Interns receive simple housing in their own wall tent, staple foods, farm fruits and vegetables, and access to farm facilities including kitchen, phone, internet, showers, ponds, and a sauna. Interns also receive a stipend. Responsibilities of the Internship include four and a half (4.5) days per week on the farm as well as daily chores. Farm interns are also expected to communicate clearly, be self-motivated, and work hard.

Our Internship program runs from April 1st to October 31, with a one month trial period. Prior experience in aspects of farming and/or children’s education is recommended for participation.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Responsibilities of the Internship include four and a half (4.5) days per week on the farm as well as daily chores. We often trade/cover chores to support time off the Farm (southern Oregon is beautiful and fun). Farm interns are also expected to communicate clearly, be self-motivated, and work hard.
Our Internship program runs from April 1st to October 31, with a one month trial period. Prior experience in aspects of farming and/or children’s education is recommended for participation.
While not required, a mode of transportation can be essential for some people...Williams is a fairly remote area.

Education & Experience: 

Previous experience with organic farming and/or children's education is highly recommended.
Enthusiasm and a positive attitude for these things required!

Application Instructions: 

Send resume and 3 references to:
info@whiteoakfarm.csa

Job Categories: 
Farming/Agriculture