VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
We accept a few volunteer interns per season who are ready to commit to at least three months of learning at Wild Willow Farm, and are ready to grow into budding new farmers and/or good food community advocates. This is an immersive program that provides a share in the farm bounty, free attendance to all Wild Willow classes and programming during the internship, one-on-one mentorship with our farmers, and opportunity to train as a tour guide and trip leader. You must apply at least 30 days before the course starts.
Fall 2019: Fall Internship is Full. Please apply for Winter.
Winter 2020: February 2020, dates tbd.
Spring 2020: tbd
Fall 2020: tbd
2 to 3 days per week (min. 12/hrs/week Tu, W, Th, or F) including mandatory orientation Tuesday mornings for the first 4 weeks
Commitment to attending classes (some Wed evenings, all Saturdays when Farming 101 is in session)
Timely arrival and excellent communication skills
Willingness to work hard and contribute to the team
Ability to take initiative and assume responsibility
Drive to learn about growing food and being an ecological steward
Desire to deepen your connection with your food
Once accepted, this program is free. Additionally, farm school and all classes during your volunteer internship are offered at no charge in exchange for your dedication and commitment to this program.
For questions about the volunteer internship, please contact our farm manager, Cathryn Henning.