Skipley Farm Internship, Snohomish:paid/cost
Posted on: 03/06/2017 7:15 amDates: March 1, 2017 through January, 2020 (dates are flexible)
Offering: Formal class time and informal field class time-what we like to call field yoga where we are primarily growers-with a developed program suited to your/our needs based on time, season and goals. We farm year-round! We adapt the schedule for period-apprenticing as day-long, week, two-week and monthly programs: these are geared for inspiration to the already horticulturally-inclined; 3 month, 6 month and year internships are our bread and butter programs that impact our bottom line while providing the student a cultured understanding of growing a crop to market.Onsite or offsite living. Onsite is communal, shared with up to 4 persons in a farmhouse, trailer, bus, or outdoor shelter (1/2 room/board fee) shared meals, food from the farm, all utilities, internet , laundry etc. Vehicle use (mileage fee applies) and bicycles are available. Fees and Payment: All fieldwork is paid $13/hr. or prevailing minimum wage which ever is higher. You are covered by L&I workers compensation (insurance) as required by state law. Between education and paid field work after 2 weeks the potential to net positive is limited to $100 weekly, $400/month. Room/board: farmhouse, trailer, bus $2700/3 mo. $5200/6 mos., $10200 12 months; $65 daily, $415 weekly, $700 two weeks, $1100/mo. 70% above X 2 for double occupancy/couples; outdoor shelter-tents, tarps 1/2 above rates. Education Fees: 3 to 12 months: $1400 monthly (24 day min) internship 4 to 12 hours fieldwork daily (no "overtime" rates); $6200 6 month; $9300 12 month > after 3 months fieldwork increasingly shadow-work with a shortening formal classtime; 1 month and shorter: $145 daily less then 6 days-3 to 4 hours paid fieldwork daily and/or $25/hr. class time; $540-6 day week-4 to 5 hours paid fieldwork; $925 two week (12 days inc. market time) 4 to 7 hours paid fieldwork daily-potential net positive-up to $200; 1 month $1700 with 24 days min. and 4 to 7 hours paid field work-up to $400. Monies are exchanged and taxes are retained per federal requirement. We do not barter or "work out other arrangements" Apply for an application to Gil@Skipleyfarm.com visit www.Skipleyfarm.com
Number of interns needed: 4
Couples Okay: Yes.
Kids Okay: Yes.
Pets Okay: Yes.
Car Required: No.
Experience Required: Preferred.
Specific skills or knowledge required: Health, flexibility, ambition
Work Hours: Negotiable.
Learning Opportunities: Set Aside Time.
Meals: Share With Family.