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Ita Wegman Association of BC (Glenora Farm)
4766 Waters Road
Duncan, BC V9L6S9

Contact: Lucinde Metcalfe, Admissions Coordinator, Karen Humber, Business Administrator

Phone: 250-715-1559
250-715-1971

Email: admissions@glenorafarm.org, busadmin@glenorafarm.org

Website: http://www.glenorafarm.org

Last Updated: 05-03-2017

General Description: 100-acres, mixed land use, biodynamic methods used. 3 acre vegetable garden, some livestock, pasture, hay and forest. Home to a community of volunteers living and working with adults with developmental disabilities. Member of the Camphill Association of North America.

Internship Starts: as soon as possible
Internship Ends: open ended
Number of Interns: 2
App Deadline:
Minimum Length of Stay: 2 years

Meals: All meals will be supplied

Skills Desired: Applicants should have four years or more experience and/or Biodynamic training and be willing to work with others. Enthusiasm for community living essential.

Educational Opportunities:

Stipend: This is a live-in volunteer position, but a small amount of pocket money is issued each month.

Housing: Volunteers live in extended family-type households together with adults with developmental challenges and their caregivers.

Preferred method Of Contact: email

Internship Details: We are looking for a motivated, responsible, full-time Biodynamic Farmer for our 100-acre farm. We are also looking for a Biodynamic Gardener to manage our 3 acre garden using biodynamic practices.

Glenora Farm is a life-sharing and income-sharing community, which includes adults with developmental challenges, located on Vancouver Island. The farm activities include overseeing hay fields, farm animals, vegetable gardens and potential for a dairy and orchard. The Farmer is responsible for the farm aspects of Glenora Farm following biodynamic principles and works closely with the Gardener who manages the vegetable gardens. With the farm and garden as the primary responsibilities, both positions are integrated and full members of the Glenora Farm Community. Hours are flexible and seasonal and coordination is required for the use of shared tools and other resources.


 

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