Employment
Become a part of Calypso’s team! Below are the positions we're currently hiring for. Additional positions will be posted as they become available!
Garden Leader - Community Roots Program

All applicants must be current Fairbanks residents.

Open to Ages: 16-24
Dates: May 23 - August 20, 2022
Work Days: Monday - Thursday, 9am - 1pm with breaks as needed
Compensation: $15/hour and a weekly veggie share
Number of positions available: 5-6

Apply now to be a Garden Leader and learn how to grow food for your community, gain work experience for your resume, develop strong community connections, and earn a living while you learn valuable skills. No experience is necessary - all you need is an interest in growing food and working with the community!

Garden Leaders will engage in hands-on garden training while growing food in the Hunter School Garden to distribute to the community throughout the summer as they learn about food justice, food security, and organic farming practices.

Click below for full details on the position, including position duties, qualifications and application instructions.

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Farm Educator/Assistant Camp Director

Dates: May 2 - August 19, 2022, with the possibility to extend through September 30, 2022
Hours: Full Time (35-40 hours/week)
Compensation: $16-$17/hour (depending on experience) and Room & Board at Calypso Farm for the duration of the season (included if needed)
Application Deadline: February 1, 2022 *Please note* applications will be reviewed as they are received so it is better to apply early! This position will be filled no later than mid-February.

Apply now to be a Farm Educator at Calypso Farm, and the Assistant Director for our summer Farm Camps! Spend your summer working outdoors, inspiring children to explore the wonders of nature, cook their own food from the garden, learn about farm animals, and more!

Prior experience working with children is required - preferably in an outdoor or other hands-on setting. In order to deliver high-quality, place-based programs, Farm Educators will receive training throughout the season on aspects of farming and gardening as well as boreal forest ecology.

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Camp Counselor/Farm Education Intern

Preference will be given to Fairbanks residents!

Open to Ages: 16 and up
Dates: May 23 - August 12, 2022, with the possibility to extend through September 30, 2022
Hours: Part & Full Time (varies from 20-40 hours/week throughout the season)
Compensation: $15/hour and a weekly veggie share
Application Deadline: March 1, 2022 *Please note* applications will be reviewed as they are received so it is better to apply early!
Number of positions available: 2-3

Apply now to be a Camp Counselor at Calypso's summer Farm Camps! Develop your leadership skills, learn techniques for working with children and youth, and learn all about (and practice!) principles of hands-on, outdoor education. No experience is necessary - you just need a strong interest in learning to work with children of all ages in an outdoor setting.

Throughout the summer, Farm Education Interns 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!

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Field Crew
Please check back later for 2022 opportunities.