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Triform Camphill Community Seeks an Experienced, Organic Dairy Farmer

Responsibilities

  • All aspects of herd management: grazing management, health care, breeding/calf rearing
  • Milking by hand
  • Field cultivation, planting, and haymaking from start to finish
  • Using biodynamic spray and compost preparations
  • Building and maintaining fences
  • Basic maintenance of tractors and equipment
  • Manage crews of up to 6 people of diverse abilities/disabilities with support of volunteers
  • Interest and participation in community life
  • Collaborate with other land work leaders to use equipment and resources with efficiency

The tasks above involve working, in an inclusive way, with young adults who have developmental disabilities, using person-centered, adaptive methods. Mentoring and training in these therapeutic methods will be provided.

Qualifications

Prior experience managing a farm and a dairy herd is a must.  Prior biodynamic farming experience is not required.

Required

  • 21 years of age or older
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Carpentry skills
  • Willingness to work outdoors in all types of weather
  • Ability to pass a full range of background checks
  • Passion for working with people of all abilities
  • Effective communicator
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to perform well in environment that requires compassion, helpfulness, patience, and resourcefulness

Benefits

  • Housing: shared
  • Daily farm-fresh, organic meals
  • Health Insurance
  • Vehicle Access, including fuel and insurance
  • Three weeks paid vacation
  • Need-based financial support, such as student loan re-payment ($250-$500/month)
  • Support with childcare and education
  • Monthly stipend for personal needs/spending

Apply at: https://www.camphill.org/communities/triform-camphill/ 

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