Program Staff/Specialists!

Eden Village West | Healdsburg, CA, United States

Posted Date 2/04/2022
Description

Eden Village West is an organic farm-to-table residential Jewish camp in Sonoma County, California with a 6-week overnight summer program as well as other farm programming throughout the spring and fall. Our campers enjoy farming, wilderness and homesteading skills, culinary arts, music and sports as they become empowered to promote a more environmentally sustainable, socially just, and spiritually connected world for all.

 

Specialists must be at least 18 years old, and are expected to stay at camp the entire season, attend staff training and live on site at Eden Village West for the 9 weeks summer season

All staff at Eden Village, regardless of their job, should expect to support the running of the camp in a variety of ways that are not outlined here. As a community working collectively to keep 135 children safe and happy, each summer is full of unexpected blessings and challenges. We rely on our staff’s flexibility to meet those challenges.

Why you’ll love it!

  • Experience a deep community with a vibrant staff of 75 young people from all over the world!  Our community values skills sharing, spiritual growth, and inclusivity.
  • You’ll enjoy three kosher, organic, locally sourced meals a day.
  • We have a secret little room just for staff snacks…and a not-so-secret not-so-little FARM full of fresh off the vine snacks! We’re munching on farm fresh treats all summer long. 
  • You get to hang out with goats and chickens! 
  • We have at least one staff fun activity every night and staff-only swim a few times a week. 
  • You’ll inspire kids to be more playful, kind, caring, joyful, and grateful- changing their lives and changing the world! 

Dates: June 6- Aug. 4, 2022

Starting Compensation: $3000 + Room & Board

Time Off: All staff receive one 24-hour day off per week, and at least 1 hour off every day


 

 

Herbalism Specialist

Join Eden Village West’s herbalism educator team this summer and empower campers to draw on the ancient wisdom of plant medicine! Our herbalism program aims to deepen our spiritual, communal, and land connection by tapping into the abundance of the earth and the natural medicines growing all around us. Share your knowledge and passion for herbs by guiding campers in making teas, tinctures, salves, deodorants, incense, soaps, infused oils, flower essences, masks, scrubs, and so much more.

  • Position Requirements
    • Prior experience as an educator
    • Intermediate- Advanced knowledge of herbal medicine including a variety of herbs and their medicinal properties, how to make teas, tinctures, salves, etc.
    • Must love being organized and ready to caretake a space used by 150+ community members.
    • Work well on a team and be open to direction from your supervisor.
  • Expectations:
    • Prepare & teach 3-4 lessons each day for campers age 8-16 on how to make medicinal healing teas, tincture, lotions, soaps, sunscreens, flower essences and more. 
    • Keep the apothecary clean and organized.
    • Ideally, you can help draw connections between being Jewish and taking care of our bodies and community...but we can help with that. 
    • Flexible and able to go with the flow as challenges arise 
    • Community-minded with an emphasis on intentional Jewish community experience
    • Excited to work at a summer camp with kids of all ages
    • Attend and support evening programming as needed

 

Culinary Arts Specialist

Bring your food values deliciously to life as the Culinary Arts Specialist at Eden Village West! You’ll work with the abundance of our farm and orchard to teach farm-to-table cooking skills and inspire young people to have autonomy over what they eat and where their food comes from. Get creative with fresh goat milk from our goats, eggs from our chickens and an abundance of farm fresh veggies, inspiring deep gratitude for the land and communities that feed us. Guide campers in learning everything from knife skills and kitchen safety to how to make fresh pasta, pickles, bread, ice cream, fermented foods, canned goodies and so much more!

  • Position Requirements:
    • Prior experience as an educator
    • Basic knowledge of farm to table cooking including but not limited to: knife safety skills, basic cooking techniques, fermentation, pickling,, vegan and gluten free baking, incorporating seasonal produce, and reducing food waste.
    • Must love being organized and ready to caretake a space used by 100+ community members.
    • Work well on a team and be open to direction from your supervisor.
  • Expectations:
    • Prepare and teach 3-4 lessons/programs every day for campers ages 8-16 on farm to table cooking. 
    • Keep all cooking spaces clean and organized to health department standards.
    • Able to manage camper allergies and food restrictions safely and responsibly.
    • Ideally, you can help draw connections between being Jewish & farm to table cooking... we can help with that. 
    • Flexible and able to go with the flow as challenges arise 
    • Community-minded with an emphasis on intentional Jewish community experience
    • Excited to work with kids 

 

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Farm Manager

 

 

 

 

 

 

Salary3000.00 Annual
Duration
Part Time, Contract, & Seasonal
Categories
Arts | Arts/Entertainment/Media | Athletics & Sports | Curricula | Early Childhood Assistant Teacher | Early Childhood Hebrew Teacher | Early Childhood Judaic Studies Teacher | Early Childhood Lead Teacher | Early Childhood Teacher | Eco / Environmental | Education - Other | Hebrew | High School Assistant Principal | High School Teacher | Middle School Teacher | Music | Programming | Social Media | Sports & Fitness | Teacher (Classroom) | Youth Groups Advisor
Part Time Categories
Gym/Pool/Sports | Music | Summer Staff | Youth Advisor
Organization Type
Camps & Camping
Job Location
US

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