Harvest the fall farm bounty.

Learn farming skills and help feed Vermonters in need supplying the Health Care Share program. On this crew you will serve as a VYCC AmeriCorps Member. It is a unique opportunity to work, live on a farm (or live locally) and make a difference.

Apply Today! Application review is on a rolling basis.

We are looking for a handful of individuals who are 17 years of age and older to work on our Richmond farm. Get paid to work outside, gain a wide range of skills, and earn an education stipend as an AmeriCorps member on this crew! This crew works from September 2 until November 1, 2019.

Positions are filled on a rolling basis, with preference given to early applicants.

Questions?  Email Kyle, Food and Farm Program Coordinator, or call 802.434.3969

Qualifications

  • At least 17 years of age
  • Locally-based or able to provide own housing.
  • Desire to do your part and change the world with us.
  • Openness to learning, working hard outside, meeting new people, and receiving feedback.
  • Willingness and commitment to following all immediate and general crew policies.
  • Ability to work, learn, grow in a small tight-knit community.
  • Able to join for the full season.

We are especially looking to recruit young people from low-income backgrounds. The skills you learn on these crews can ready you to jump into the Vermont workforce with the knowledge you need to join the trades, construction, and other well-paying fields. Ask us for more info about this!

No prior experience or special skills are needed. We fully train Members to do this job, which will prepare you for future jobs.

Apply now! Apps are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Questions? Email Kyle.

  • Earn $300 per week as a stipend to the Education Award.
  • Earn up to $1,252.91 in a Segal Education Award at the completion of service (this is based on your term of service/how long you work with us!).
  • Access to our robust Alumni network for career, college, and general networking connections
  • Receive career and college pathway support and counseling.
  • Awesome “office” views of the Green Mountains and valleys.
  • Member of a dynamic organization with tremendous impact on Vermont’s youth and environment
  • Farm fresh food to take home each week

*Please note there is no housing provided for this crew.

Apply now! Apps are reviewed on a rolling basis.

VYCC has a deep commitment to excellence. We believe we are strongest when our team includes members with a broad range of life experiences. We strive to achieve this at all levels of our organization, and actively encourage and recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse applicant pool. VYCC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Apply now!

Questions? Email Kyle, Food and Farm Program Coordinator.