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Are you interested in a short term volunteer experience?

VOLUNTEER FOR SIX WEEKS THIS SUMMER

Mercy Volunteers are needed to serve from June 4 through July 14, 2023 at Mercy Ecospirituality Center in Benson, Vermont. Multiple spaces are available for those interested in this ecology focused position. The priority deadline is January 20 and the final deadline is March 20!

“Volunteering at MEC was amazing! A summer of living on a beautiful farm was filled with many new experiences like working in the gardens and caring for the chickens and sheep to harvesting honey and participating in a BioBlitz to helping with the retreat house and welcoming guests. So many opportunities to learn and do new things!”

-Cindy Thompson MVC Alum

Mercy Ecospirituality Center 

POSITION INFORMATION

The mission of Mercy Ecospirituality Center is to inspire reverence for Earth and to work toward the sustainability of life by acting in harmony with all creation.  The house offers a beautiful space for individual and group retreat, programs, and workshops. Located in the beauty of Vermont’s Green Mountains, the 39 acres of wooded land, raised bed gardens, and animals are ideal for connecting with nature.

A full position description can be found here.

If you are interested in this position but have questions, please email staff member Andrea Haller at andreahaller@mercyvolunteers.org.

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BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Must have health insurance for duration of experience. Able to lift/carry 25lbs and be a minimum of 20 yrs old. Gardening/farming or environmental interest.

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BENEFITS INCLUDE: Community housing (individual bedrooms/shared common space). Meals. $300 living stipend. Transportation to and from Vermont is covered up to $400.

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EXAMPLES OF RESPONSIBILITIES: Tend to vegetable/flower gardens, care for animals (sheep, chickens, bees), assist at farmers market, hospitality & programs for retreatants.

READY TO APPLY FOR THIS EXPERIENCE?

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