JENE Fellow
JENE Fellowship

Aquaponic Fellowship

45 min. from Los Angeles in Simi Valley, CA. 2700 acres working farm


JENE Fellow

JENE Fellowship
Brandeis, California
$100.00 / week
No experience required
Start Date:
Job starts immediately! (Jan 15, 2018)

This experiential training program will prepare you to be a Jewish educator who is able to transform the outdoors into a natural Jewish learning environment and to make nature a co-teacher in the classroom. You will learn through doing and then spend considerable time reflecting on what you did well and how to do it better. You will be continuously challenged to discover for yourself the value of Judaism in your life and how to share your discoveries with others. Fellows will spend 30 hours a week working in one of our NEW AQUAPONIC FARMS, organic gardens or other educational facilities and leading groups of visitors in learning experiences as well as taking time to reflect on the work that is being done, experiences that are being gained and placing it all in a Jewish context.

Description of Fellows Position:
Fellows work 30 hours a week. This work will include but not be limited to:

Learning organic gardening skills and caring for the garden and operating our NEW AQUAPONICS FARM
Learning basic construction and building program areas
Serving as educational staff for Jewish organizations and public schools coming to the Brandeis-Bardin Campus for Jewish and environmental programs.
Learning about the role of nature in Jewish tradition

Fellows will also learn basic wilderness survival skills, tent camping skills, fire building and making skills and receive training in archery certification.

Fellows must be highly motivated and eager to learn new skills
Interested in becoming experiential Jewish educators
Have a strong work ethic
Want to broaden and improve their teaching skills and understanding of experiential education
Have a desire to develop a deeper and more personal relationship with Judaism
Willing to live in a small, pluralistic Jewish community
Eager to live beyond an urban or suburban environment.
Room and Board 100$/week Stipend

How to Apply

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