Camp Caretaker(s) wanted soon

View across Landcare river corridor plantings connecting the two major coastal national parks of Gulga and Biamanga. With the Wilderness Coast stretching to the south
Crossing Landcare corridor connecting the Wilderness Coast National Parks of southern NSW – Crossing camp in the distance against the forest

CAMP CARETAKER(S)
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR JANUARY TO AUGUST 2017

VOLUNTEER POSITION WITH BENEFITS – JAN START NEGOTIABLE
Expressions of Interest for the position of Camp Caretaker(s) are being invited by The Board of The Crossing Land Education Trust.
The Crossing Land Education Trust is looking for a Caretaker(s) to undertake permaculture site maintenance, gardening and landcare, occasional group catering and program assistance. This is a unique opportunity for personal and professional development. While the position is deemed to be one role, the duties could be shared and undertaken by a team of two.

The Caretaker(s) role is a volunteer position for an average of 4 days per week, in exchange for on-site accommodation, food, vehicle use (light rigid license required), phone and internet access, training and professional development. The position is responsible to the Director and is a live-in position based at The Crossing 50 acre property on the Bermagui River.

A detailed position description can be obtained by emailing thecrossing@thebegavalley.org.au

The Crossing is an independent, not-for-profit, environment education camp, situated on the edge of farmland, river and forest near the small coastal town of Bermagui, NSW. The Crossing site is permaculture designed and has been developed over the last eighteen years with the help of thousands of volunteers. Our programs involve young people in hands on permaculture, landcare and habitat survey journeys. We promote the building of skills through outdoor activities such as hiking, canoeing and mountain biking. We also incorporate creative elements such as music and art into our holistic approach to learning.

While our programs are primarily focused on providing environmental learning journeys for young people aged 12 to 20 years, The Crossing also participates in and hosts community and adult education programs such as permaculture design, landcare and bee keeping. We can host groups of 12 to 30 people for short and longer stays.
Further information about The Crossing: http://thecrossing.thebegavalley.org.au

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