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WISDOM OF THE ELDERBERRY FARM

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Wisdom of the Elderberry Farm is seeking a volunteer with a little video production experience to help us establish our Native American cultural preservation plans.

Our Native American nonprofit plans to record a few Native elders, cultural leaders and indigenous scientists so we can produce video clips for prospective Native Americans who are learning more about environmental conservation, habitat restoration and other agricultural and horticultural service learning.

We plan to launch an exciting video recording project on Thursday, October 1 and will wrap up our project on Thursday, December 31, 2020. We plan to record from 1 to 4 gifted Native Americans who are willing to share their wisdom and knowledge about Traditional Ecological Knowledge, organic farming, preservation of threatened and endangered Native plant species, and other cultural topics relevant in today's changing landscape.

We are seeking someone with experience using video camera and editing equipment and software. If you have served as a producer at Capital Community Media, you would have access to their equipment and also can help us to put our recordings up on their community website for distribution to the local community.

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About WISDOM OF THE ELDERBERRY FARM

Location:

2281 DELANEY RD SE, SALEM, OR 97306, US

Mission Statement

Mission Statement: Wisdom of the Elderberry Farm is a Native American nonprofit which provides educational opportunities for diverse community members. Special emphasis is provided to Native Americans to receive experiential horticultural and agricultural workforce training, strengthen health and wellness, and increase workforce readiness so they can achieve prosperity and well-being for their families. We develop collaborative partnerships in order to sponsor, host and/or participate in events and activities with volunteers that promote organizational objectives.

Description

Wisdom of the Elderberry Farm is located south of Salem near Sunnyside. We provide opportunities for community members to participate in activities with Native Americans engaged in horticultural and agricultural initiatives that integrate Native American principles, including Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) practices.

Specific objectives and purpose of this organization are:

To provide instruction and service learning activities in horticulture and agriculture workforce training

To provide pre-apprenticeship training in environmental assessment and habitat restoration

To provide opportunities for participants to engage in micro-enterprise internship training, including business plan development

To provide workforce readiness skill development, including training that strengthens health and wellness resiliency

To provide facilities, equipment and a team of educators so participants can engage in career pathway planning into related fields

To sponsor, host and/or participate in public and volunteer events and activities that promote organizational objectives

You can reach Wisdom of the Elderberry Farm at 2281 Delaney Road SE, Salem, OR 97306. Our phone number is 971 803-2348.

Environment
Media & Broadcasting
Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Education
  • Farming
  • Graphic Design / Print
  • Horticulture

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • Capital Community Media asks for 10 hours of volunteer assistance over 3 months for those learning video production at their facility.

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