Farm Internship

Job position / title
Farm Internship

Name of business / employer
Cloud Mountain Farm Center

Job description / duties
The Cloud Mountain Farm Center Internship is a vocational learning program for those interested in starting their own farm business and/or being a key employee on a farm. This program includes a hands-on, farm-based, full-immersion experience in agricultural production and management as well as a solid understanding of the big picture challenges that affect NW agriculture and the communities it serves. Interns learn first-hand what it takes to keep farmlands healthy and agricultural businesses thriving.

Cloud Mountain Farm Center operates both annual and perennial cropping systems as well as a retail nursery. Our annual organic vegetable production is on 5 acres of tractor cultivated scale and includes row crops, high tunnels, and leafy greens production. Our perennials include 5 acres of conventional and organic fruit trees and vineyards that include pome/stone fruit and table/wine grapes. Our retail nursery offers both fruit and ornamental plants. Interns will engage with all areas of production on the farm.

Qualifications
Priority will be given to applicants with the following skills and qualifications:

Desire to operate a farm business or be a key employee at a farm business

Some background knowledge of plant cultivation and at least one-year experience working at a production farm or nursery

Demonstrated ability to take initiative with a strong work ethic and ability to work well within a team setting

Physical ability to do demanding work in all weather and lift 40 lbs. repeatedly

Application deadline / closing date
10/31/2018

Salary / rate of pay
12$/hour

Days and hours of employment
Monday – Friday and some weekends, hours change depending on season

Flexible schedule?
(○) Negotiable

Travel required?
(○) Yes

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
3/1/19 – 10/18/19

Person or department to contact
Annah Young

Business address
6906 Goodwin Road, Everson, WA 98247

Email
annah@cloudmountainfarmcenter.org

Phone
360.966.5859 ext. 1025

How to apply
Applications are due for the 2019 program by October 31st, 2018. We will
continue to accept applications and conduct interviews on a rolling basis
until all positions are filled. Please send the following application
materials and all other program inquiries via email to
annah@cloudmountainfarmcenter.org

A completed application form below (also available to download at
cloudmountainfarmcenter.org/education/internships)

Responses to the essay questions found on the application form

Your current resume including education and work experience

A list of 3 references. Two of them must be professional. Please include
their name, address, email and phone number.

Applications should include
[×] Resume
[×] References

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