Location: Plymouth, Vermont.
A non-profit, educational organization that operates five sleepaway camps for childern ages 9-17, a day camp, a family camp in late August, outdoor education workshops in the spring and fall, a retreat center, and a spring and fall work crew. The essence of Farm & Wilderness can be found in the Quaker values of simplicity, honesty, self-reliance, and respect for all persons. These values are woven into the fabric of the Farm &Wilderness community, creating an environment where people develop a deep regard for one another and explore a style of life that is simple, rugged, and exciting. Staff positions are available in a variety of outdoor programs, including farming.
"Our most important asset is our staff of 250 women and men who come here from all over the country, and from many other parts of the world to share their skills, their ideas, and their love of living and working with children. They are teachers, carpenters, psychologists, engineers, artists, craftspeople, farmers, college, law and medical students, musicians and ministers."
The salary scale begins at $1350 and ranges up to $2250 depending on age and years of experience.
You may obtain an application from:
Brenda Ambush Harrison
Multicultural Outreach Coordinator
Farm & Wilderness Summer Camps
263 Farm & Wilderness Road
Plymouth, Vermont 05056
Internship information: http://www.fandw.org/docs/jobs_crew.html
Testimonial: not available
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