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Organic Gardener

Duration: 12 months

Daily Tasks

Meet with Verite core group and kitchen staff; substantial hands-on work (planting, watering, harvesting, etc.); coordinate garden workers/volunteers; research and documentation

Skills gained

Develop mastery in organic food production; experience "farm to table" lifestyle; knowledge of local produce & nutritional content; entrepreneurial skills in developing and marketing organic food products and services; mentoring/teaching skills (e.g. supervision of volunteers, guided tours of the garden)

Opportunity Description

Context or the need for the opportunity

Vérité has a small organic garden and orchard that is seeking the right person to oversee its revitalization and next phase of development.

Goal & expected outcome from the volunteer

Enhance production of organic fruits and vegetables; expand growing season through research and development of techniques and infrastructure; collaboration with Vérité core group and kitchen; document all processes to produce training & educational materials

Support offered for this opportunity

  • Volunteer contribution.
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Lodging
  • Cycle
  • laundry
  • WiFi access



Morning hours 36 hours per week; Monday-Saturday 8 am-12:30 pm (= 27 hours), remaining 9 hours to be determined
Afternoon hours


While not required, education in agriculture/organic food production is a plus.

Language skills

Software skills

No Software Specified

Number of volunteers needed: 1


Mentor: Susan
Email: [email protected]
Phonenumber: 08489042388