[Sust-mar] Program Coordinator & Host, Windhorse Forest & Farm, Nova Scotia
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Position: Program Coordinator and Host
Organization: Windhorse Farm http://www.windhorsefarm.org
Location: New Germany, Nova Scotia
Term of employment: March through November, 2009,
with the possibility of extension
ABOUT WINDHORSE FARM
Windhorse Farm is situated on a peaceful lake in southwestern
Nova Scotia. This heritage farm is a 169 year-old experiment
in sustainability through diversity. It is a celebration of rural
life, including forestry, retail eco-wood businesses, permaculture
gardens, food processing, seed saving, a native plant nursery
and domestic animal care.
To this 250 acres of pristine natural landscape, we welcome
those who share our enthusiasm for rural, personal and
community development within a meditative learning
PROGRAM COORDINATOR & HOST
The program coordinator/host's responsibilities include:
* Co-creating, with the directors, visionary and practical
* Communicating with existing and potential partner organizations
and friends about opportunities existing at Windhorse Farm;
* Reaching out to organizations and individuals who could
benefit from the use of Windhorse Farm facilities and services;
* Planning, arranging, scheduling, coordinating and
following up visits and programs;
* Offering friendly and effective service to visitors;
retreatants, vacationers, and program participants;
* Budgeting and bookkeeping for programs and facilities rentals;
* Managing the Windhorse Farm program database;
* 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
(see "responsibilities" above).
* 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
http://www.windhorsefarm.org for more information.
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
Reply to margaret at windhorsefarm.org
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