Now Hiring

We are thrilled to have hired the perfect person for the Administrative & Internship Manager position. Thanks to all the wonderfully qualified applicants!

Odyssey Internship Program Manager

Position Available

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Responsibilities:

Creates seasonal and weekly farm calendars including planting schedule, care of animals, cleaning schedules for shared spaces, and general land maintenance.

Coordinates Farm Workdays with Community Volunteers.

Screens, Interviews, and participates in the selection of resident and non-resident interns.

Orients, teaches, schedules, and oversees 4-6 resident interns & 4-6 non-resident interns.

Mentors and guides interns in group work and independent study/ projects.

Reviews learning contracts, log of hours, reflective journals, and gives supervisors evaluation for each intern. Helps interns meet group and personal learning objectives.

Organizes set up and clean up for all workshops and community events.

Facilitates resident interns training non-resident interns, serving as assistant during one week of Summer Camp, and serving as guides for Field Trips.

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Qualifications:

At least two years experience managing a garden/farm.

At least two years experience in group leadership.

Basic understanding of Permaculture; applicants with PDC will be given special consideration.

Two personal character references and two professional references.

Strong organizational and leadership skills.

Understanding and practice of nonviolent communication and conflict resolution.

Strong interpersonal and human relations skills.

High standards for cleanliness of shared spaces and the ability to motivate others to uphold these standards.

Strong written and oral communication skills, including public speaking and listening skills.

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Compensation:

The Odyssey Internship Program Manager will be offered a private room                                                        and access to shared kitchen, laundry, and bathroom space.

Remuneration will be in the form of farm fresh vegetables, fruits, eggs,                            and a $1,000/month living stipend.

This position is seasonal: April-October.

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To Apply:

Please send the following documents in .pdf format to: pickardsmountain@gmail.com

A cover letter indicating and explaining your main areas of interest for the internship opportunity and your personal goals.

A current CV/resume or 2-page Life story, including a current photograph of yourself.

Your availability for the following 6-9 months, and whether you would be available to start on April 15th.

At least three references and their complete contact information.

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