Jene Fellowship and Aquaponic Farm

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, California , 24073

Primary Contact: Aryeh Goldman
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Internship information
General Farm Description: "Location of Fellowship: The Brandeis-Bardin Campus (BBC) of the American Jewish University is located 45 min. from Los Angeles in Simi Valley, CA. The campus encompasses 2,700 acres of land of which less than 200 acres are developed and includes a year round conference center with first class accommodations; swimming pools; tennis and basketball courts; climbing walls and an Alpine tower; batting cage and grassy soccer fields. The rest of the land includes a working farm with cows, horses, goats and chickens; a hydroponic and aquaponics garden; a 4,000 sq. foot organic garden and meditation orchard; citrus and avocado orchards; and the same ecosystem as that of Israel. "

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: 1/15/2018
Internship Ends: 5/18/2018
Number of Internship Available: 5
Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
Minimum Length of Stay: 3 months

Internship Details:
Educational Opportunities: "Learning organic gardening skills and caring for the garden Learning basic construction and building program areas Serving as educational staff for Jewish organizations and public schools coming to the Brandeis-Bardin Campus for Jewish and environmental programs. Learning about the role of nature in Jewish tradition Learning to see nature through the eyes of Judaism Learning the widest array of Jewish nature skills - from making animal track Shabbat candles to baking challah in an outdoor oven. Fellows will also learn basic wilderness survival skills, tent camping skills, fire building and making skills and receive training in archery certification. All skills will be taught with an eye toward Jewish text and tradition. Sessions will be taught by our talented programming and wilderness and nature staff."

Skills Desired: "Qualifications: Fellows must be highly motivated and eager to learn new skills Interested in becoming experiential Jewish educators Have a strong work ethic Want to broaden and improve their teaching skills and understanding of experiential education Have a desire to develop a deeper and more personal relationship with Judaism Willing to live in a small, pluralistic Jewish community Eager to live beyond an urban or suburban environment Compensation: $100/week plus room and board prior experience necessary. Must have strong work ethic and willingness to learn new skills"

Meals: "Food provided, Kitchen provided"

Stipend: 100$/Week

Housing: Room and Board included!

Preferred method of Contact: email