EVS volunteer position with Cloughjordan Community Farm - February 2015 to January 2016

5 Sep 2014

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

 The EVS volunteer’s main focus will be working and learning about organic, biodynamic and sustainable farming and living in our community through hands-on work and learning in the polytunnels and field. The volunteer 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 eco village 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 variededucational activities and its location within the ecovillage provides a rich service and learning opportunity. VSI and CCF have collaborated to host 7 EVS volunteers previously and CCF has hosted many other VSI projects including a Climate for Peace workcamp earlier this year, Youth Exchanges and the VSI AGM in 2012.

 Applicants must be age 18-30 years. This project is partially wheelchair accessible, please contact bjohare+ccf@gmail.com for more details.

 CCF project description on the EVS database 

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

Deadline for receipt of applications is 5.00pm on Friday 19th September 2014. Interviews will be held during the week of 21st September by Skype.

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