Update – 9/19/09 – This position has been filled. Please check this site or Highlander’s website for future job and internship postings at Highlander.
Highlander has an opening for a farm intern, to work on our 180-acre farm in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains in East Tennessee. The internship needs to run from August through November 2009 and could be as long as nine months.
The intern’s primary responsibilities will include helping with the following:
- Picking fruit in our 500-tree apple and peach orchard.
- Transporting apples and peaches to local farmers markets and staffing the Highlander table at these markets.
- Care of orchard after growing season, including pruning.
- Assisting in general maintenance of the Highlander farm.
Other activities will include greeting guests, helping to lead tours of Highlander’s farm, and participating in a Board/staff committee that is developing a long-term vision and plan for Highlander’s land and facilities.
For more information, visit www.test.highlandercenter.org/n-farm-internship.asp.