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Heifer Farm Seeking 2015 Volunteers

Date Posted: 09-11-2014
Location: Rutland, MA, USA
Contact Person: Heather Packard
Company/Business Name: Heifer Farm
Phone: 5088862221

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Heifer International is a nonprofit humanitarian organization working to end hunger and poverty while caring for the Earth. There are open residential volunteer positions at Heifer Farm in Rutland, Massachusetts which is a learning center. Volunteering for Heifer changes lives including yours!

Volunteers receive housing, a $400/month stipend, 2-days off per week as well as additional vacation days, access to farm vehicles and a discount in our fair-trade gift shop. Volunteers must be 18 years of age and fluent in English.

We currently have openings beginning January 28, 2015 in our Education, Farmer Chef, and Farm Hand departments. And then April 14, 2015 openings in our Education and Garden departments.

2015 Spring/Summer Openings
January 28 - August 16, 2015
7 Education Volunteers
3 Farmer Chef Volunteers
4 Farm Hand Volunteers

January 28, 2014 December 18, 2015
1 Education Volunteer

April 14 August 16, 2015
4 Education Volunteers

April 14 December 18, 2015
2 Garden Volunteers

Job Descriptions:

Education Volunteers lead tours, education activities & programs with mostly youth participants; Assist with daily livestock chores and periodically with reception.

Farmer Chef Volunteers assist part-time with meal preparation for program participants and part-time with gardening or livestock; periodically lead education programs.

Farm Hand Volunteers assist in all farm work associated with daily livestock feeding, well-being checks, fencing repairs, maintenance, construction and janitorial; periodically lead education programs.

Garden Volunteers assist with all aspects of gardening & crop production; assist facilitating large groups of garden workers; periodically lead education programs.

To apply please email us or you can also call 508-886-2221. For more information visit our website. Thank you for your interest!
Salary: Stipend


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