Challenge your landscape knowledge and designs skills creating a workable, beautiful plan for people and animals alike to enjoy our farm sanctuary. oneTree sanctuary is a brand new non-profit dedicated to rescuing farmed animals and creating an integrated, sustainable permaculture landscape in the foothills due west of the Peninsula. We have a rough working plan for the land and are now looking for someone to provide the concrete details. This opportunity is available immediately and we are very open to giving creative license :) You'll be truly helping farm animal rescue and land conservation.
As our Landscape Designer/Manager you'll:
-- Be our lead expert for landscape design and management, with the opportunity to apply your creative and expert knowledge.
-- Work directly with the founder
-- Create a landscape design for various areas around the farm. During our Phase 1 of the sanctuary's build-out plan, you'll be focusing on the the greenhouse/chicken area and the sheep/orchard area.
-- Research and select the best plant species to incorporate in the design. You'll also be taking into consideration the animals being housed nearby.
-- Determine soil and water needs.
-- Create a supply list and plant list, as well as cost out all materials needed.
-- Create a budget for each design area.
-- Managing a crew of volunteers through every stage of the landscape project including -- clearing, soil preparation, and planting.
-- Learn about permaculture farming techniques and aquaponics.
-- Knowledge or skills to research plants suitable for California, appropriate for farm situation and area soils.
-- Interest in connecting animals, plants and people.
-- Able to donate 2-6 hours a week -- depending on stage of project.
-- Able to complete tasks/projects on time.
-- Ability to perform physical labor as reasonably required in the design landscape arena.
-- Ability to communicate effectively.
-- CA driver's license.
-- Must be 18 years old.
Join oneTree sanctuary's volunteer team and make a world of difference!
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Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Must be at least 18
- 2-6 hrs/week