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Heifer Farm

Contact information
Farm Address:
216 Wachusett St.

Rutland , Massachusetts , 98248

Primary Contact: Heather Packard
Secondary Contact:

Primary Phone:
    Number: 508-886-5000

Secondary Phone

    Number: 508-886-5038




Internship information
General Farm Description:

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: ASAP
Internship Ends: 12/15/2017
Number of Internship Available: 6
Application Deadline: ASAP
Minimum Length of Stay: 2 1/2 months

Internship Details:
Educational Opportunities: "In-depth training is provided to all volunteers for Heifer's global education curriculum and basic facilitation skills. Depending on specific positions & season, volunteers may learn organic gardening, livestock care, farm maintenance, or sustainable cooking."

Skills Desired:

Meals: "Food is not provided, but some garden produce is made available whenever possible. "

Stipend: We provide $196 per two-week Stipend Period which is a $14 per day in residence rate.

Housing: "Free volunteer housing is provided. It is a regular house on-site with shared living room and kitchen for 4-7 people per house. They are same gender rooms, but mixed gender houses. Heifer Farm provides linens, paper products, cleaning products, dishes/pots/pans, and washer/dryer. We expect volunteers to participate in weekly house meetings to coordinate household chores, communal groceries/meals and maintenance/supply issues."

Preferred method of Contact: email