- Employer: The Volunteer Farm
- Type of Position: Internship
- Industry: Agriculture, Food, & Natural Resources
- Location: Shenandoah County, VA
- Salary Range:
Farm Manager Assistant Intern
Position Summary: The Volunteer Farm seeks an individual to assist the Farm Manager with the day-to-day, hand-on farm operations. May be assigned specific crops, such as berry bushes and fruit trees.
Planting: field preparation, direct seeding, and transplanting.
•Growing: weeding, pest and disease management, irrigation using drip tape and sprinklers.
•Harvesting: carrying out harvest schedule; harvesting produce and preparing it for shipping to food banks and pantries.
Required Education and Experience:
•Must be at least 18 and working toward a college degree.
•Must have experience operating a tractor.
•Licensed chemical applicators will receive preference.
Application Information: We expect that these responsibilities will take between 15 to 20 hours per week over the course of a summer terms and fall semester. Academic credit must be received for the internship experience from a university or graduate school in lieu of compensation. Please submit your resume (pdf preferred) to Father Richard Reed at firstname.lastname@example.org.