VSI is recruiting an EVS Volunteer for Cloughjordan Community Farm, Co. Tipperary, Ireland


Cloughjordan Community Farm (CCF) is searching for 1 EVS volunteer to start in June 2015. VSI is the co-ordinating organisation for the EVS projects at CCF and we are helping them recruit volunteers, we will apply at the 4th February deadline.

The volunteer will join another volunteer who is starting in February.  The EVS volunteers’ main focus will be working and learning about organic, biodynamic and sustainable farming and living in the community through hands-on work and learning in the polytunnels and field.  The volunteers will be involved in activities supporting the production of food, promoting sustainable agriculture and rural development as well as activities associated with organising and promoting educational events as well as playing an active role in the organisation of community.

Cloughjordan is Ireland’s only ecovillage, it’s surrounded by 50 acres of beautiful land dedicated to woodland and active food production.  The ecovillage is home to approximately 42 households along with a hostel, a community farm, and a number of non-profit educational enterprises such as Cultivate and Sustainable Projects Ireland Ltd., its varied educational activities and its location within the ecovillage provides a rich service and learning opportunity.  VSI has hosted many projects at CCF including the 2014 Create a Climate for Peace Irish workcamp.

Applicants must be age 18-30 years.

CCF project description on the EVS Database

If you are interested in applying for this EVS placement you must use CCF’s application form.  We will only accept applications using this form.

Deadline for receipt of applications is 5.00pm on 18th January. Interviews will be held during the week of 19th January by Skype.

This project is partially wheelchair accessible, please contact bjohare+ccf@gmail.com for more details.

If you have any questions please email Brian O Hare : bjohare+ccf@gmail.com

Link to this info on VSI website http://www.vsi.ie/news/2015/01/13/evs-volunteer-needed-for-cloughjordan-community-farm-co-tipperary-june-2015/

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