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Social Therapy Fellowship - Tuition-Free College Credit

Apr 20 2017 | Plowshare Farm | Greenfield, NH

Plowshare Farm is pleased to announce our 2017-2018 Community Fellowship in partnership with the Camphill Academy. An intentional community in Greenfield, NH based on the insights of Rudolf Steiner and Karl Koenig, Plowshare Farm is offering a year-long, live-in service and learning opportunity in sustainability, Anthroposophy and sharing life with others, including those with developmental disabilities. Spend a year gaining skills and insights for a lifetime!

~ Are you looking for a meaningful life experience while gaining debt-free college credit?
~ Are you seeking to gain practical skills in sustainable living?
~ Are you looking to develop insights into the spiritual world?

Plowshare Farm is seeking those with:
~ hearts wide enough to include others in 'home'
~ hands and feet ready for the many tasks in a sustainability-oriented community
~ and heads ripe for new learning

Applications are now being accepted for the August 2017 through August 2018 term. Four fellowships are available.

Responsibilities include:
~ Living in and helping to carry one of our lifesharing homes where people with disabilities, coworkers, and volunteers live together in a community-based setting.
~ Coursework through the Camphill Academy Social Therapy Program.
~ Participation in 1-2 areas of our work, depending on community need and personal interest, from farming and landwork to baking and handcrafts.

Benefits include:
~ Free tuition for Camphill Academy's Social Therapy Program.
~ Free room and board, medical insurance, and $500/month cash stipend.
~ Two free days per week and six weeks vacation per year.
~ 22 fully transferable college credits and a certificate in Foundation Studies from the Goetheanum (Plowshare Farm is a campus of the Camphill Academy, an accredited higher education institute).
~ Gain skills in sustainable living, including opportunities for farm or garden apprenticeship and training in biodynamic agriculture, and building skills in crafting, cooking, baking, land stewardship or woodworking.

~ Applicants must be at least 20 years old and U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents. Possibility of a small family.

Potential for continuation:
~ Two-thirds through the year-long program, fellows can apply to continue into a second year with the possibility of completing an entire 4-5 year training program in Social Therapy. With the completion of the Social Therapy program, fellows can go on to receive a BS by completing 30-35 additional credits at one of our partner colleges.

For more information, visit plowsharefarm.org and contact kimberly(at)plowsharefarm(dot)org.

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