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Leir Farm Internship- Carmel, NY (starting March 2024)
Job Code:2024-012
Department:Farm Programs
Status:Temporary/Seasonal (time/period specific)

This internship option offers an exciting opportunity to participate in a growing integrated nature-based setting that brings together farm animals, gardening, wildlife, environmental science and education for the 40 students attending Green Chimneys School –Clearpool Campus. The campus is located on 350 acres of pristine woodlands ,part of which is designated as a New York State Model Forest, and includes as mall farm animal area, birds of prey enclosure, and an organic garden.

This internship offers an integration of animal care and gardening with immersion in an innovative outdoor education environment. Interns support certified teachers, therapists and outdoor education staff in environmental, horticultural and animal care activities for the children. It is ideal for an enthusiastic, flexible and adaptable generalist who believes that all contact with nature can be beneficial. The Clearpool Campus internship is based on a self-discovery model in which interns should have the ability to explore, identify learning opportunities and seek guidance. There is also a unique opportunity to create a service plan to execute an individual project at Clearpool upon approval by the work supervisor. Clearpool Campus interns are trained, guided and supervised by Clearpool Animal Care Taker, with support from Brewster staff. 


What you bring to Green Chimneys:
What you bring to Green Chimneys:
Applicants must be 21 years of age to qualify for housing. Room and board may be available, along with a small stipend.
Must have a passion for the field and be willing to interact with animals and children. 
Interns will spend significant time in the elements and must be willing to be outdoors. 

Stipend of $300.00 per week