Farm Programs Intern

The Wallace Centers of Iowa (WCI) is seeking a Farm Programs Intern who is interested in a hands-on working/learning experience in vegetable/fruit production.

The Intern will help the Farm Programs Manager manage WCI’s 12 acres of tillable land and orchard for vegetable/fruit production for use by two kitchens and an on-site farm stand. The site also includes space for cover crops, pollinator habitat, flowers and other land use. The Intern will participate in educational programming and special projects, one of which could be the construction of a geothermal greenhouse and integrating it into food production and educational opportunities. Occasional weekend work may be required. Minimum of 10 weeks, maximum of 14 weeks – actual dates to be mutually determined.

Internship Remuneration

  • $400-450/week for full-time work
  • Basic housing can be available on-site – private bedroom, Wi-Fi & access to bathroom, kitchen, shower & laundry facilities, some located in other buildings.

To apply, read the WCI Farm Programs Intern description application – 2021 and submit with references. Position open until filled.

Posted February 16, 2021