EVS Volunteer needed for Cloughjordan Community Farm, Co. Tipperary June 2015

13 Jan 2015

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 our 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.

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.  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 18th January by Skype.

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