RODALE INSTITUTE ST. LUKE’S ORGANIC FARM INTERNSHIP
Posted: Fri, January 10, 2020
Interns will receive an hourly wage based on on-site or off-site living status. Interns may receive housing at the St.Luke’s farm campus, as well as a weekly CSA share of produce from the farm. Easton, PA job
Phone Number: 484-252-9485
The Rodale Institute is seeking enthusiastic and driven individuals with a positive spirit to apply for an internship at the St. Luke’s Rodale Institute Organic Farm. The farm is a partnership between the Rodale Institute and St. Luke’s Hospital to create an innovative farm-to-institute model. This intern would work with the St. Luke’s Farmers to produce and deliver safe, healthy, organic produce to all the hospitals in the St. Luke’s Health Network.
Start date: June 1, 2020
Schedule: An ideal candidate for an internship must commit to at least 40 hours/week for a minimum of 12 weeks. Interns will also be expected to help with Sunday watering chores on a rotating basis as needed.
-Previous experience is not required, but encouraged
-Interest in agriculture, food and farming, with a commitment to an organic planet
-Incredibly organized, attentive to detail, with the ability to work independently, multi-task and be a team player
-Able to lift 40 pounds
-Willingness to work outside in all weather conditions
-Interns must be committed to the farm’s success, and in turn, the farm will be committed to the intern’s success. The program strives to help launch interns into a farming (or farm related) career by proving a solid foundation in agriculture and helping interns make connections in the field of agriculture.