Farm Educators

  • Rutland, MA, US

TO APPLY:

Email your resume and cover letter including your dates of availability to heifer.farm@heifer.org

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT:

Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/heifercenters

Webpage: www.heifer.org/volunteer

VOLUNTEER POSITIONS AVAILABLE:

  • GLOBAL EDUCATORS lead tours, education activities & programs with mostly youth participants; Assist with daily livestock chores and periodically in the Visitor Center.
  • FARMER CHEF EDUCATORS assist part-time with meal preparation for program participants and part-time with gardening or livestock; Periodically lead education programs.
  • FARM HAND EDUCATORS assist in all farm work associated with livestock care, maintenance, construction, and janitorial; Periodically lead education programs.

PERKS:

  • On-site, communal housing provided
  • Stipend of $400 / month
  • Gain knowledge and skills in education program facilitation, farming, cooking, and international development
  • Access to farm vehicles for local transportation
  • Seasonal farm veggies, as available
  • Access to free health insurance through MassHealth for US citizens
  • Heifer Gift Shop discount

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age by starting date of volunteer service;
  • Must pass background check;
  • Must be fluent in the English language and possess excellent verbal & written communication skills.

Heifer International: Heifer Farm Heifer International: Heifer Farm logo

  • 216 Wachusett Street
    Rutland, MA, US 01543
    See Map
  • Start and end dates:

    Two Seasons:August 24th thru fall and January 25, 2017 thru summer
  • Duration:

    3 months or longer
  • Time commitment:

    Full time (30-40 hours/week)
  • Times of day:

    Mornings Afternoons
  • Days of week:

    Weekdays Weekends
  • Schedule:

    Fixed schedule
  • International volunteer options:

    International volunteers welcome

Heifer International: Heifer Farm Heifer International: Heifer Farm logo


Please make corrections before moving on.
Please fill out {field}.

Uh oh.

Something unexpected just happened. Sorry!

Please try again or contact us.

Hmm... we couldn't find that place in our database.
Are you sure it's correct? Yes No

There was a problem signing in to your social account.

The error code was: error code.

If the problem persists, please contact us.

Try again

Sign in with:

Continue with:

Next ››

Log in

Welcome back! Please enter your password.

Forgot your password?

Next ››

Create your account

Looks like you're new here. Sign up! Or, log in with a different email.

‹‹ Back Next ››

Upload a photo

Nice photo! (Change)

‹‹ Back Next ››

Secure your account

Please verify that you're a human. Type the text below:

By clicking "Sign Up" you're agreeing to our Terms & Conditions

‹‹ Back

Secure your account

Please verify that you're a human. Type the text below:

By clicking "Sign Up" you're agreeing to our Terms & Conditions

Welcome!

Thanks for joining Idealist! We're glad to have you.

Please check your email and click on the verification link we just sent you. Your registration won't be complete until you do.

Welcome!

Thanks for joining the Idealist network!

Welcome back!

Please update your account details:

‹‹ Back Next ››

You're almost there!

We emailed you at with a verification link that you must click on to complete the sign up process.

Resend the verification email

Not you? Click here to become a Connector.

You're almost there!

We emailed you at with a verification link that you must click on to complete the sign up process.

Resend the verification email

Your profile is updated

Thanks for updating your profile! You can add more detail, including your interests, skills, and experience later.

ohai

Tell us why you're excited about this

Nice photo! (Change)

( No, thanks )

Please upload a photo and write a comment to continue.
Write comment to continue.
Please check the box to continue.
Please check the boxes to continue.
Please make corrections before moving on.
Please fill out {field}.
Please enter your full name.
Please let us know what to call you.
Please enter your city.
Please upload a photo.
Please tell us where you live.
Please enter a valid email address.
Passwords must be at least 6 characters long.
Email or password is incorrect.
Please try filling out the captcha again.
Please choose a profile photo.
Name can be no longer than 128 characters.
Quote can be no longer than 1024 characters.

Forgot your password?

Please enter your email so we can send you a reset link.

We just sent an email to you@example.com to reset your password.

We just sent an email to to verify your account.

Sorry, we ran into a problem with that.

Choose Another

We're glad to have you!

Before you can be active in this community, you'll have to become a Connector. Take a moment to learn more about the role and agree to our shared values before continuing.

Already a Connector? Log in

Already involved? Log in

Thank you!

Please review this final commitment we are all making to one another, and click below.

Working with others, in a spirit of generosity and mutual respect, I want to help build a world where all people can lead free and dignified lives.

In my role as a Connector, I commit to:

Please check the box to continue.
Please check the boxes to continue.