Staff and Interns

Location: 
Portland, Oregon
Publication Date: 
Thursday, January 3, 2013 (All day)
Company Name: 
Zenger Farm
Contact Information: 
Prairie Hale 503.282.4245

Zenger Farm, an educational working farm and wetland in Portland, OR is hiring staff and interns for 2013. Positions are focused on farm and environmental education, cooking and nutrition, farming and care of livestock. For a full list of positions and application instructions, please go to: www.zengerfarm.org/open-positions.

FULL-TIME STAFF POSITIONS

Farm Educator, Full-time, exempt. Closes January 31, 2013

The Farm Educator leads youth education programming onsite and in local schools.

 INTERNSHIP POSITIONS

Field Trip Internship Spring, February through May

Help lead groups of schoolchildren on the farm this spring! This internship is great for anyone interested in learning more about outdoor education, urban farming or wetland education.

Healthy Cooking Internship Spring, February through May

Work with a team of volunteers to lead cooking workshops and demonstrations for diverse families in East Portland, as part of our Healthy Eating on a Budget program.

 Farm Day Internship Spring, March through June

Lead weekly Farm Fridays and monthly Second Saturday farm days for community members to visit, volunteer, and tour our 16 acre farm and wetland site.

 Community Livestock Internship Spring, March through June

Support community and volunteer participation with three livestock projects at Zenger Farm: the Bee Project, the Worm Project and the Egg Cooperative.

 Farming Internship, April through October - closes 2/1

Learn the basics of small-scale production farming over the course of the growing season. Tend annual row crops from seed to harvest, care for perennial edibles, and manage farm livestock.

 Summer Camp Internship, June through August