The following openings are open for the 2020 season:
Organic Farm Intern, 2020 Season
Seasonal position between late February and late October
Temporary, Full Time, Exempt
Responsible To: Farm Manager and Assistand Farm Manager
Crown Point is seeking summer interns for sustainable vegetable production and marketing on our 8-acre organic farm. Our summer internship program is designed for those who are interested in sustainable agriculture, community engagement, public horticulture and/or environmental education. Interns will learn practical skills in greenhouse production of seedlings for our plant sale and field experience growing produce. We grow over 250 varieties of vegetables and fruits, and market produce through our CSA program.
Duties include seeding, transplanting, weeding, watering, harvesting, washing, packing and marketing. Responsibilities increase with length of stay, to include management of greenhouses, market stand and CSA distributions. See full job description under Farm and CSA page.
Download application here
Seasonal Environmental Education Counselor, 2020
Seasonal position, from June- August, 2020
Temporary, Part Time, Exempt
The Environmental Education Counselor is a seasonal position at Crown Point from June to August, 2020. Counselors will be responsible for planning and implementing daily activities for Crown Point’s Summer Farm and Science Camp (SFSC). SFSC is a week-long camp for 7-11 year olds with a focus on ecology, gardening, art and all things outdoors. Camp hours are 9:00AM-3:00PM, Monday thru Friday. Staff hours are between 7:00AM and 5:30 pm, Monday thru Friday. Successful candidates will have experience working outdoors in a camp setting with children of various ages, have a positive, enthusiastic attitude, solid work ethic and a passion for ecology, sustainability, as well as the outdoors. A background in biology and environmental studies is desired.
Download detailed job descriptions and instruction to apply here
Note. We encourage you to apply to both the Farming Internship position and Education Counselor positions. We will give preference to those who wish to live on site. We encourage applicants to learn to farm early in the season, teach at our camp mid-season, and finish with the farm harvest season. Our seasonal housing provision consists of small rustic cabins and a shared community house with kitchen and bathroom facilities.