Green Chimneys is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans). Start Over with Job Search Returning Applicant / Current Employee? Login Now Farm Animal Education Sam and Myra Ross Institute Nature-Based Internship (August to December 2019) Job Code: 2018-876 Location: Brewster Main Campus Department: Farm Center Status: Temporary/Seasonal (time/period specific) Job Description: Farm Animal Education Sam& Myra Ross Institute Nature-Based Internships Interns get to choose from one of six tracks Room/Board (based on availability) and Stipend Included 1) Farm Animal Education Internship- August to December 2019 Interns work 5 days a week, and also participate in occasional weekend activities and events. Institute Interns develop comprehensive skills in nature-based education and activities and practical knowledge for employing those skills in working with children with special needs. This internship is built on the foundation of Animal-assisted activities and education designed to create an opportunity for children to self-reflect through interactions and relationships with people, peers, animals and the barn environment. This experiential learning can happen at anytime - in a stall, in a pasture, or when the child grooms a llama, leads agoat, or participates in feeding chores. Experiences with farm animals can teach responsibility, care and concern for another creature, interpersonalboundaries such as appropriate touch, movement, fine and gross motor skills, aswell as leadership and teamwork skills. Children become primary caretakers.Therapeutic and educational experiences take place in the chore setting,feeding animals, cleaning stalls and tending to the basic care of animals. Job Qualifications: Applicants must be 21 years of age. Room and board are available, along with a small stipend.