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Posted: Tue, November 22, 2022

Cold Spring, NY job

Email: cchan@glynwood.org

Glynwood is still recruiting livestock and vegetable apprentices for the 2023 season. Information about each apprenticeship is included below. You can refer people to our website to view full postings and to apply.

Please spread the word to any affiliates or peers that may be interested. As always, don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any clarifying questions. We look forward to being in touch!

Livestock Apprenticeship

Glynwood seeks two apprentices to assist in all aspects of production for our multi-species livestock operation. Glynwood pastures cattle, sheep, hogs and poultry. Work includes day-to-day care of the animals as well as monitoring breeding, birthing, caring for sick or injured animals, and pasture management. The livestock apprentice positions are ten months, from March to December. Some livestock farming experience is required. Compensation includes a private room in on-site shared apprentice housing, a $650 weekly stipend, and $400 in a Healthcare Reimbursement Account.

Vegetable Apprenticeship

Glynwood seeks three apprentices to assist in all aspects of production for our 6 acres of vegetables. Work includes greenhouse management, cover cropping, irrigation, tractor field work, fertility management, harvesting, post-harvest handling, staffing CSA distribution and farm store, record keeping, season extension, pest and disease control, weed management, and composting. The vegetable apprentice positions are 9 months, from mid-March to mid-December. One season of experience on a farm is required. Compensation includes a private room in on-site shared apprentice housing, a $650 weekly stipend, and $400 in a Healthcare Reimbursement Account.

Hudson Valley Apprenticeship

The Hudson Valley Apprenticeship (HVA) is a decentralized apprenticeship program, with farms in Columbia, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, and Ulster counties serving as farm mentors. Apprentices will have the opportunity to gain a solid foundation in the principles and practices of sustainable vegetable production through a combination of hands-on learning, in-field mentoring, and classroom-based education. Compensation is minimum wage or higher for field work, with hourly compensation of $20/hour for classroom trainings. Some participating farms provide housing.

TO APPLY

Visit https://www.glynwood.org/about/job-opportunities.html to view complete job postings, and complete an online application form to apply: https://bit.ly/3VrwqUW

Top applicants are interviewed and accepted on a rolling basis in the late fall and early winter. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply ASAP, or no later than January 31, 2023.