Cable Community Farm
715 - 798 - 5244
13765 Perry Lake Road
May-September, 10-40 hours per week
Summer Interns will be responsible for for the following tasks, which will vary according to individual preferences and the needs of the farm:
*caring for poultry (Cornish X Broilers and Pekin Ducks)
*working in the Growing Together Garden
*staffing the Downtown Garden
*participating in the Cable Farmers Market
*working in the Pumpkin Patch
*staffing the Little Farmers program (on-site, hands-on exploration for young children)
Qualifications (Age, Citizenship, Education, Skills, etc.)
Summer Interns need to be at least 18 years-old, but no other specific experience is required. We are seeking individuals who want to learn about sustainable agriculture and community building, don't mind hard work, are cheerful and responsible, and work well with others. We will provide all of the training necessary to be successful working on our community farm.
Pay-rate, Bonus pay, Housing details, etc.
We are seeking 2 to 3 Summer Interns for the summer of 2016. Dates are from 6/1 to 8/20, although this is somewhat negotiable. We have on-site housing available in the farmhouse. We will offer a small stipend for Summer Interns who work full-time at the farm ($50/week). Summer Interns who have another job in the Cable area may work 10 hours per week in exchange for housing. Summer Interns will be able to have one week of vacation during the summer. Summer Interns must be able to work on weekends.
The Cable Community Farm is a nonprofit organization, established in 2013. Our mission is to grow food and build community. In 2016, we will offer a series of workshops, entitled Backyard Farming, with topics such as gardening, beekeeping, keeping a laying flock, and seed saving. Summer Interns may take advantage of these educational opportunities.
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