Hiring: Glynwood Center Apprenticeships
The Glynwood Center for Regional Food and Farming is hiring two Livestock Apprentices and two Vegetable Apprentices for the 2020 season. Find position descriptions below and on our website.
To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, and three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Indicate which type of apprentice position you are applying for in the subject line. We do not accept international applications. Applicants must be able to lift 50 pounds and work in all weather. Some weekend work will be required.
Glynwood seeks two apprentices to assist in all aspects of production for our multi-species livestock operation. Glynwood pastures cattle, goat, sheep, hogs and poultry. Work includes day-to-day care of the animals as well as monitoring breeding, birthing, caring for sick or injured animals, and on-farm processing of poultry. The livestock apprentice positions are eight months, from March to November. One season of livestock farming experience is required.
Livestock Apprentice compensation includes a private room in on-site shared apprentice housing, a $531 weekly stipend, and $400 in a Healthcare Reimbursement Account.
Glynwood seeks two apprentices to assist in all aspects of production for our 6 acres of vegetables. Work includes greenhouse management, cover cropping, irrigation, tractor field work, fertility management, harvesting, post-harvest handling, staffing CSA distribution and farm store, record keeping, season extension, pest and disease control, weed management, and composting. The vegetable apprentice positions are 8 months, from mid-March to mid-November. One season of experience on a farm is required.
Vegetable Apprentice compensation includes a private room in on-site shared apprentice housing, a $531 weekly stipend, and $400 in a Healthcare Reimbursement Account.