STAFF OPENINGS

We’re thrilled to expand our team this year!  We are in search of TWO passionate and talented individuals to join our team and help advance our mission.

PAID INTERNSHIP OPENINGS

Environmental Education — Spring and Summer 2023
Sustainable Agriculture — late Spring through early Fall 2023

Environmental Education

Spring and Fall Emphasis – Children and Family Programming
Environmental Education Interns serve as teaching staff with a group of volunteer guides for the 3,000 students (pre-k – High School) visiting our working farm and state nature preserve. Teach students of all ages about gardening, composting, animal husbandry and ecology through fun experiential hands-on
activities.

Summer Emphasis – Farm Camp
Environmental Education Interns will act as a Counselor for 10 weeks of Farm Camp for children ages 3-17.

Create a fun playful environment for children to express their curiosity and excitement for nature.

Sustainable Agriculture

Assist the Farmer in all aspects of production on the 65 acre organically managed farm, including livestock, field crops, horticulture crops and a budding agro-forestry program.  You’ll have the opportunity to build fence, make repairs, do light carpentry, basic mechanics, operate equipment (small and large), and participate in nature preserve management and small research projects.

Stratford’s working farm includes fruits and vegetables, sheep, goats, cattle (beef and dairy), hogs, chickens and llamas.  Haying is a component of an eight year crop rotation that includes corn, spelt, oats, sunflowers, buckwheat, barley and two kinds of hay.

Sustainable Agriculture

Assist the Farmer in all aspects of production on the 65 acre organically managed farm, including livestock, field crops, horticulture crops and a budding agro-forestry program.  You’ll have the opportunity to build fence, make repairs, do light carpentry, basic mechanics, operate equipment (small and large), and participate in nature preserve management and small research projects.

Stratford’s working farm includes fruits and vegetables, sheep, goats, cattle (beef and dairy), hogs, chickens and llamas.  Haying is a component of an eight year crop rotation that includes corn, spelt, oats, sunflowers, buckwheat, barley and two kinds of hay.

Details, Qualifications & Benefits

  • Paid – Inquire for current rates
  • Hours – Full & Part Time Opportunities
  • Age – Must be 18 or older
  • Qualifications – No experience necessary, simply must have a passion for our mission. Training provided
  • Housing – Subsidized housing available through a partnership with Methodist Theological School of Central Ohio, just a few minutes from Stratford
  • Product – Interns receive free and discounted product.