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Community Rebuilds
548 Locust Lane
Moab, UT 84532

Contact: Rikki Epperson

Phone: 435-260-0150

Email: rikki@communityrebuilds.org

Website: http://www.communityrebuilds.org

Last Updated: 05-06-2015

General Description: Community Rebuilds is not a farm, but our student interns build energy efficient housing with natural materials consisting of straw bale walls, earthen plasters, adobe floors, solar photovoltaics and permaculture landscape design. Our mission is to build energy efficient housing, provide education on sustainability and improve the housing conditions of the workforce through an affordable program. We build for low or very low income families and the construction costs our offset by our student education program on natural building. We currently offer a Spring and Fall semester in Moab, Utah where we simultaneously build two houses per semester with a team of 8 students per house. For more information or to apply: http://www.communityrebuilds.org/internshipprograms.html

Internship Starts: 07-15-15
Internship Ends: 12-15-15
Number of Interns: 6
App Deadline: until filled
Minimum Length of Stay: 5 months

Meals: Bulk foods provided (beans, rice, lentils, oats and flour) and a monthly cash food stipend of $100.

Skills Desired: None required.

Educational Opportunities: Basic construction, natural building, earthen plasters, adobe floors, solar photovoltaics and permaculture landscape design.

Stipend: $100 monthly for food

Housing: Communal housing provided

Preferred method Of Contact: email

Internship Details: Our 5 month program consists of building two homes simultaneously from foundation to finish utilizing natural materials such as straw bale walls, earthen plasters, adobe floors, solar photovoltaics and permaculture landscape design.


 

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