2022 Camp Counselor/Farm Education Intern

Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis through March 1st, 2022. Preference will be given to Fairbanks residents!

The Camp Counselor/Farm Education Intern is an education focused position at Calypso Farm. Your primary responsibility will be to be a camp counselor at Calypso's youth summer camps. This is a great opportunity to develop your leadership skills, learn techniques for working with children and youth, and learn all about (and practice!) principles of hands-on, place-based education.

Throughout the summer, you will receive training on working with youth, hands-on education, farming and boreal forest ecology, and more. Based on your own interests, there may also be the opportunity to work with Calypso's Field Trips and other farm-based education programs.


Hours: Part & Full Time (varies from 20-40 hours/week throughout the season)

Dates: May 23rd - August 12th | Start and end dates are somewhat flexible. Possible opportunity to extend the position through September 30, 2022.


  • $15/hour
  • CSA vegetable share through the growing season (mid June through late September)

Calypso Farm is committed to fostering equity and inclusivity in our work, and providing opportunities for all members of our community, especially those with backgrounds and identities that are currently underrepresented in our dominant food systems and community leadership roles.

Current Fairbanks residents, applicants of Color and persons who identify as Black or Indigenous are particularly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to local-hires from the Fairbanks area as well as those from other parts off Alaska.

Questions? Email Leila Pyle, Calypso’s Lead Educator, at leila@calypsofarm.org or call 907-451-0691.

To apply, please submit the following form and attach your resume below.

Alternatively, you can also send a copy of your resume, three references, and a cover letter that addresses the following questions to: leila@calypsofarm.org

Before applying, be sure to read the full job description which includes the roles, responsibilities, and required qualifications for the position.

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