Employment Opportunity - Ecospirituality Intern

Position Location: Villa St. Joseph
Internship opportunity

We are looking for interns who are ready to put their classes to work. Someone who is interested in learning more about organic gardening techniques and sustainable practices.

We are looking for an intern for our organic garden located at the Villa St. Joseph located on St. Joseph Ridge, eleven miles east of La Crosse on Highway 33. The gardens not only produce abundant, high-quality fruits, vegetables and herbs but they also serve as educational models in the community.

You must be able to work in all weather conditions, lift up to 50 lbs, and perform repetitive tasks. You must also be able to work quickly, follow instructions, work with others, and pay attention to details.

You would:

  • assist with garden preparation, planting, weeding, field clean up, mulching, row covers, and other tasks around the garden, greenhouse and orchard as needed,
  • harvest a large variety of mixed vegetables and fruits and
  • assist with washing, culling and packing produce as needed.

Preferred education: Completing coursework in a field that may include dietetics, community health, environmental science, or another related field.

This part-time position pays $15.00/hour and requires 10 - 19 hours per week (with the possibility of more depending on availability). The schedule is flexible and can be adjusted during the semester as it relates to school. Occasional evenings and a rotation of weekends will be required. The position starts May 1 and works through December.

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Resumes may also be sent to Deb Scoville, HR Director, St. Rose Convent, 912 Market St., La Crosse, WI 54601.
Phone: 608-791-5261 | Fax:  608-782-6301 | Email: dscoville@fspa.org

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