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Farmhand

Posted:

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Organization:

Arthur Duncan

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Location:

Philo, Ca

Details:

Job Description:

Essential Functions include, but are not limited to the following:

Support with general farm labor including routine care of livestock, horses, and other farm animals involving feeding, cleaning stalls and animal pens, maintaining fences, and assisting in animal husbandry activities.
Support with general garden care, including seeding, planting, weeding, watering, harvesting 1+ acre fruit, vegetable, and flower garden and various fruit and nut orchards.
Facilitate and participate in experiential and social emotional learning activities with a diverse audience of program participants
Provide supervision to students of varying ages, abilities and backgrounds, including both daytime and occasionally overnight support in student housing
Provide a physically and emotionally safe environment for participants
Act as a role model to students in attitude and behavior
Other duties as assigned including but not limited to: assisting with other camp programming including high ropes course, student dish duty, light cleaning, driving or leading an activity
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

Ability to lift 30+ lbs.
Strong leadership skills
Open to learning new skills and strategies
Solution focused and have a growth mindset, turning challenge into opportunity
Ability to work independently and efficiently, exercising reasonable judgment, in a fast-paced, multi-task environment with minimal supervision.
Ability to synergize with students and staff to manage and monitor the growth of the program.
Ability to work effectively under pressure and demonstrate problem-solving skills, while maintaining courtesy, professionalism, and a customer service attitude.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Experience, Education and Qualifications:

Must be 21 years of age
Must hold valid driver’s license for at least the past 3 years and have a clean driving record
1 to 2 years’ experience working with youth that have struggled to find success in traditional educational settings
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Employee must pass TB Test and Livescan Background

Compensation Information:

Compensation:

$275/week
Room and board
Benefits available
Meals provided