Strawberry Fields Eco Lodge
Strawberry Fields Eco Lodge
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Commenced:
01/08/2007
Submitted:
15/02/2011
Last updated:
23/10/2015
Location:
PO Box 14, Karat Konso, SNNPRS, ET
Phone:
+251 912 21 46 87
Website:
www.permalodge.org
Climate zone:
Dry Tropical





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INTERNSHIP Trainee/Assistant Permaculture Farm Manage

Project: Strawberry Fields Eco Lodge

Posted by Alex McCausland about 8 years ago

This position is ideal for someone with training in agriculture and limited experience of farm management with some other experience of managing people in a working environment. A grasp of basic horticultural and farming techniques and their application i

This position is ideal for someone with training in agriculture and limited experience of farm management with some other experience of managing people in a working environment. A grasp of basic horticultural and farming techniques and their application is essential (e.g. budding, grafting, composting etc.) It offers the chance to get experience of Permaculture through hands on practical application and regular consultation with the project director. The assistant manager will supervise the implementation of plans laid down together with the project director, who is not able to be on the site continuously due to other commitments, as well as to deal with emerging situations as they arise. The position requires an ability to direct local people through a local supervisor (who has some grasp of the English language). It requires a tough though flexible character, an ability to think on your feet and some charisma to inspire confidence in directives given to the workers. Though a trainee in the field of Permaculture, the assistant manager should know what they are doing on a farm.

 

A driving licence and ability to drive a motor-bike is desirable

 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Supervising the day to day operation of the gardens and monitoring of water usage
  • Monitoring the operation of the nursery and seed bank
  • Leading tours of the farm for visitors
  • You may be also asked to assist with our Permaculture implementation schemes in local schools in Konso, though most of the work will be on the on-site Permaculture demonstration farm.

 

Length of Position:                         1 month probation, extendable from 3 months to 1 year.

 

Working Hours:                                8 hours per day, 6 days per week, 2hrs on Sunday (50 hrs total).

 

Terms of volunteering:                 Full room and board (meals and accommodation with project staff)

Quarterly leave 5 days; sufficient notice should be given so the position can be covered (you will have a chance to visit the local tribal cultures of the nearby Omo Valley).

 

Benefits:                                             Certificated 72h Permaculture Design Course at 50% price

 

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