Firewood Processor - Weir River Farm


(42.236168,-70.86001)
 

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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

140 Turkey Hill LaneThe Yellow House at The Weir River FarmHingham, MA 02043

About

Overview
Come join a vibrant group of staff and volunteers at Weir River Farm! This volunteer position would assist the staff in processing and splitting wood to be used in the outdoor furnace which is used through the winter to heat the facilities. Staff are dedicated to volunteers, sharing knowledge and experience. The ideal candidate should be at least 18 years old.

Responsibilities

  • Running a wood splitter and sorting wood into hardwood and softwood piles
  • Communicating regularly with stewardship staff
  • Abide by all safety standards
  • Log volunteer hours

Qualifications

  • Knowledge or desire to learn hardwood/softwood sorting
  • Desire to be outside in the winter months running a hydraulic woodsplitter
  • Ability to lift upwards of 30 pounds
  • Comfortable working outdoors
  • Able to work on a team and/or independently

Time Commitment
A total of 4 hours per week with a minimum 3 month commitment preferred.

Visit http://volunteer.thetrustees.org/ to express interest.

Skills

  • Multi-Tasking
  • Landscaping
  • Critical Thinking
  • Farming
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • 4 hours weekly, 3 month minimum commitment

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