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We welcome people to work in the garden.
Depending on your aptitude and intentions we may be able to accommodate a position for you. We employ part time, especially during the businest periods, we employ full time and we have arrangements for working the farm on a residential basis. Residential positions are preferred because it enables the residents to explore Ballin Temple, understand our systems better, become involved in all aspects of the farm and demonstrate a commitment to values that make the system viable. If you are interested in a position please email gardener AT ballintemple DOT com letting us know what type of work you want, what timescale and what experience you have.
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We also offer active holidays during which groups of participants are exposed to many aspects of sustainable living from food production to building to economics. These are particularly suitable for individuals or groups seeking a temporary or permanenet change of lifestyle, perhaps during teenage years or later in life. This summer camp type holiday has been very well received by participants and their families too! We can customise courses on fishing, organic farming, finance and yoga. If you are interested in a special holiday, please email gardener AT ballintemple DOT com letting us know a bit about yourself so that we can structure the right kind of break for you.
We offer spring/summer residential internships. You will share in general work including gardening and building maintenance. We will provide accommodation and food and will help with subsequent job search where possible.
Position Available - general management, all activities inc. garden and guests. Full time. Permanent.
We can provide a position for an individual, or family, interested in being a part of Ballin Temple. You will be expected to take up day-to-day responsibility for activities over a few months of settling in and getting a feel for Ballin Temple.
Activities you'd be involved with include maintaining the garden and managing the accommodation enterprise and other services offered. It is suitable for a single adult or a couple with some experience of leisure and catering industries, rural enterprise or professional or entrepreneurial enterprise. An ideal candidate would combine the skills and experience of hotelier, caterer, carpenter, gardener, angler and administrator! You can expect to learn a lot and have great fun.
Some qualities which help include: initiative, technical training (eg carpentry) or undergraduate degree, driving license, references. Not afraid of people, maintenance, nature, computers.
We expect that you will find the resources at Ballin Temple to make a wonderful life. If you are qualified we will be happy to invite you to visit Ballin Temple. We appreciate enquiries from enthusiastic people as well as experienced people.
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