2024 Farm Apprentice

Website Rainshadow Organics

Rainshadow Organics is looking to hire incredible people to partake in our Paid Apprenticeship for the 2024 season. At Rainshadow, we are passionate about cultivating future farmers for what it will take to grow food in an ever changing and unpredictable climate. This apprenticeship is a full immersion into farming, preservation, and farm driven cuisine. The rigorous, educational experience is taught by a team of people who are truly stoked on food and farming. If you are looking for a lifestyle that nourishes both mind and body at a multi-faceted, full-diet organic farm, apply now!

Seasonal Farm Apprentice

May-October
Average of 30-45 hours a week
2 consecutive days off a week
$15 to $18/hr DOE
PTO for vacation, sick time, and mental health accrued at 1 hr per 30 hrs worked
5% season completion bonus
$100 gear stipend
Access to optional, affordable housing available

Duties

Being an integral part of an upbeat, fast-paced work environment
Participating in a full curriculum of real-life, hands-on farm education
Vegetable production including but not limited to bed preparation, planting, weeding, tending, harvesting, washing, packing, and cooking

Who Do We Want

We are looking for inspired, driven learners who bring a positive power house of energy and fresh ideas to the farm. Team players are a must. You must be:

Enthusiastic to challenge oneself to master the sport and art that is farming
Committed to the season you’re contracted for
Excited to live as a member of our small and intimate community
Able to lift and carry 50 lbs repeatedly
Willing to work early/late days in a variety of fluctuating conditions including, but not limited to, heat, cold, smoke, etc.
Passionate about honing new skills, work ethic, decision making, and efficiencies
Flexible in scheduling and intake of information

APPLICATION FOR THE PAID APPRENTICESHIP AT RAINSHADOW ORGANICS

To apply, please submit your resume, three references, and a cover letter answering the following questions:

1. Why are you interested in working at Rainshadow Organics?

2. What are you looking to get out of this experience?

3. How does this apprenticeship fit into your short and long term goals?

5. Do you want to be a farmer? Why?

6. Are you interested in a fast-paced, manual labor environment on a farm that produces a lot of food? Why?

Include contact and basic information:

1. Name

2. Preferred Pronouns

3. Address

4. Phone

5. Email

And a few other straightforward details about yourself:

1. Do you have a reliable vehicle?

2. Can you drive a manual transmission?

3. Do you have a valid driver’s license?

4. Do you have health insurance?

5. Do you have dietary restrictions?

6. Do you have any pets?

Please send your application to: info@rainshadoworganics.com

We accept applications on a rolling basis, and are actively interviewing!

To apply for this job email your details to info@rainshadoworganics.com