Position: Land Steward/Outdoor Educator
Location: Marlborough, NH
First and foremost, Land Stewards love working with children and inspiring them to lead active, fulfilling lives.
Land Stewards lead student groups in outdoor games and team-building activities, daily meal chores, work periods, and farm activities; and they serve as wilderness trip leaders on hiking and canoeing adventures in New Hampshire. This is a demanding position. Hours are long and the work is challenging. But it offers the emerging teacher a once-in-a-lifetime chance to participate in a vibrant community and at the same time hone teaching and leadership skills in an intense environment. When there are not student groups here, Land Stewards help care for the facility and farm, and can learn many skills in these fields.
First year salary is $275/week plus room and wholesome board.
•College degree (not specific to any field of study) or comparable life experience
•Proven teaching or camp counseling experience
•Interest in working with children and adult groups
•Interest in physical work
•Interest in Waldorf and experiential education
•Activity and Trips leader (farm, hike, canoe, encampments)
•Stewardship of property (gardens, buildings, and grounds)
•Meal times (leading family-style meals, and leading clean-up)
•Bed times for student groups
Employment typically runs from late winter or early Spring to Mid-November.
To apply, please fill out our online application here.
Location: Camp Glen Brook in Marlborough, NH
We are looking for enthusiastic, hard working individuals who want to share and enhance their farming skills and be a part of our farming community.
3 position durations:
- May-August farming
- May-June farming, then transition to counseling and farm education July and August.
- May-October farming.
Full time, seasonal, salaried, at will employment
- Assist the farm director in the work of our small, diverse, biodynamic farm. This includes caring for our acre of vegetables, fruit, and flowers, our small herd of mix-aged beef cattle, egg laying and meat chickens, and pigs.
- Educating children, young adults, and families on our farm.
- Work with the farm director to make produce deliveries to the kitchen.
- Keep farm production records.
- Weekend chores on a rotating basis with other farmers.
- Help slaughter poultry on site (flexible on this, as some belief systems don’t allow for participation in this work).
- Attending weekly staff meetings, weekly work together time, and some professional development opportunities.
- Potential once yearly trip to our parent organization, the Waldorf School of Garden City in New York.
- Preserving farm products with the kitchen staff.
- Upkeep of the aesthetics of the farm, especially before big events.
- Ability to pass a background check.
- Positive attitude and willingness to work hard.
- Some experience farming or educating or doing physically demanding work.
- Ability to lift 50 pounds.
Non-required but desired qualities:
- A driver’s license and clean driving record.
To Apply, submit an online application