Come join our team in March and stay with us through November. Help us create, prepare and engage visitors that come to the farm. Design fun special events that celebrate spring during our Spectacular Spring event in April and our Awesome Autumn event in October. Help plan, coordinate, implement and have fun with the children at summer camp!
Coverdale Farm Preserve (part of Delaware Nature Society - delnature.org)
The 377-acre Coverdale Farm Preserve is comprised of both natural and working lands. 200 acres of
rolling countryside is managed as a nature preserve, while 177-acres is an active farm featuring both vegetable production and livestock.
Our farm operation uses regenerative agriculture methods which restore and replenish the natural resources we rely upon. Building soil above and below ground, maintaining year-round living root systems, maximizing on-farm biodiversity, integrating plant and animal systems, and eliminating synthetic chemicals are key to our practice. Discover how we carefully manage this land for biodiversity and water.
The Education and Engagement Assistant will play an important role in educating and engaging the public through 3 focus area: Weekend Family Programs and activities, which includes “holiday month events”; Summer Camps; and Public Programing. The Education and Engagement Assistant will be responsible for creating, planning, scheduling, and delivering enriching
and engaging opportunities in the above categories for all audiences, while incorporating our core values of Respect, Stewardship, Collaboration, Inclusion, and Integrity. This position works in collaboration with entire farm staff, educators, marketing, and other staff as assigned for events. It will also have the opportunity to work with the various areas on the farm such as vegetable production, livestock and on site market.
If you have questions or want to apply, please visit Education & Engagement Assistant - Coverdale Farm - Delaware Nature Society