Title: Farm Educator, Shelburne Farms
Type: Seasonal (April 25- October 21, 2011)
Location: Shelburne, Vermont
Responsibilities: This is an education position that involves teaching hands-on, formal and informal farm activities offered to public program participants five days a week, including at least one weekend day.
Additional job responsibilities include: farm chores, shuttle wagon tractor driving, gardening support, special event support, sharing supervision of youth helpers, and general guest services.
Note: The work week is 5 days (1 day being a weekend day).
Qualifications: Applicants should be enthusiastic about education and agriculture, have excellent communication skills, have a valid driver’s license, be able to lift fifty pounds, and be able to work weekends. Experience in education is preferred. Experience in agriculture is not as essential as experience in education, as specific agricultural training will be provided.