[Sust-mar] Program Coordinator and Host, Windhorse Forest & Farm, Nova Scotia
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Position: Program Coordinator and Host
Organization: Windhorse Farm & Forest http://www.windhorsefarm.org
Location: New Germany, Nova Scotia
Term of employment: Aug through November with the possibility of extension
ABOUT WINDHORSE FARM
Windhorse Farm is situated on a peaceful lake in southwestern
Nova Scotia. This heritage farm has been worked sustainably
for 168 years and is a diversified celebration of rural life;
retail eco-wood business and forestry, permaculture gardens,
food processing, seed saving, native plant nursery, domestic
animal care with a dynamic community 4 years old to 65 years
old. We are a family farm with neighboring employees, many
friends and visitors, set in 250 acres of Acadian forest welcoming
people who share our enthusiasm for rural, personal and
community development in a meditative learning environment.
The program coordinator/host's responsibilities include:
* providing friendly and effective service to visitors,
retreatants, vacationers, and program participants,
* arranging, scheduling and coordinating visits and programs,
* communicating about opportunities existing at Windhorse
Farm and how people can participate,
* budgeting for programs and facilities rentals, and
* hosting and facilitating conversations and gatherings.
The successful applicant will
* have a cheerful and adaptive personality and a desire to
live a simple life off the grid in a rustic forest cabin.
* have a keen interest in, and experience of, personal
* have experience in program development and coordination
* be a non-smoker, without accompanying dog or cat.
You will live in a rustic forest cabin with private bedroom,
shared kitchen, off grid solar power, next a well with pure
clean water. A short walk will take you to the gardens,
pavilion (phone, internet, VCR/DVD, community space),
office, farm house, showers, sauna, swimming pond, lake
We are about 10 min drive from Bridgewater and 1.25
hours from Halifax, so a car might come in handy. We
meditate together in the afternoon and occasionally have
potluck dinners. Please refer to our website for more
information on buildings, meditation and farm philosophy.
Along with your letter of application, please include a
resume and two references (previous two employers most
desirable). We would like to know as much as possible
about your experience in program coordination, hosting,
and meditative practices.
Reply to margaret at windhorsefarm.org
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