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Historic Prophetstown - Ag Assistant


Historic Prophetstown

Swisher Road

Lafayette, IN

Position Title: Agricultural Assistant

Immediate supervisor: Melissa Brown

Salary/Hours: Starting $7.50/hour. Work up to 10/hour

Benefits: None

Position Responsibilities:

Interpretation of agriculture

Day to day operations

o Feeding, milking, and grooming the livestock

o Cleaning, sweeping, and keeping the farmstead organized and neat

o Interpretation of Historic Prophetstown’s agricultural programs

o Planting, weeding, harvesting, watering, and maintaining the garden

Implementing programs that fall in the aforementioned responsibilities

o Assisting with workshops and labs

o Participate in all Historic Prophetstown youth group activities

o Provide interpretation of any area of the farmstead to visitors, guests, and

school groups

Attend all staff meetings

Be flexible and accept any duties as assigned

Assist with farm work including planting, cultivating, and harvesting of the crops

Assist with farmhouse suppers and rentals

This position will require that the candidate remain flexible in working weekends,

evening, and holidays, all special events, and assist in baling hay.

Send a current animal oriented resume with cover letter indicating your interest,

motives, and strengths to:

Melissa Brown,

Manager of Agricultural Operations

Historic Prophetstown

Phone: 765-567-4700

Melissa at 765-479-0367


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Created at 2/16/2011 10:01 AM by Pava, Penny J.
Last modified at 2/16/2011 10:01 AM by Pava, Penny J.