Ngāti Pāhauwera Development Trust

CASUAL VACANCY & GARDEN APPRENTICE – WAIROA

Are you holistic person that is looking for a change of lifestyle, then the following may suit you:

Casual Vacancy – Immediate Start:

A fit rural person able to travel out to us for 4-6 weeks for casual work at $16/hr.

The apprentice, lives on site in caravan with roof over and lean-to. They work for $16/hr, less $150 for rent/internet/hot water/composting toilets. They have there own 100m garden space. They have deductions for Training courses and mentor sessions (Kay). They are included in the full range of lifestyle knowledge, from health, cooking, growing, community and resilience sessions as these happen. The final pay after deductions is about $280 less tax, depending on time of year they start and courses planned and reviewed tuition costs.

Garden Apprentice:
Looking for somebody whose dream is to be living and working in a Village with forest gardens, including nursery production and is actively learning to design regenerative temperate forest gardens, and to plant and manage those forest gardens. Our goal is to be inspirational in what we do and to use our experience and learning to teach others.

We also  propagate trees for forest gardens, both fruiting trees and support trees of all kinds in specifically New Zealand temperate conditions and environment.

We are looking for somebody who is a good team player, and who can see themselves being part of this project for the long term, somebody who is looking for a way to settle into Village.
We are offering training in return for work for the right person. This person will be self motivated, love working outdoors in all reasonable conditions and love working with trees. Be happy to be working longer hours in the winter and less over summer. The initial commitment will be for 1 year. After that there are many possibilities, we are open to discussion.

For further information, please contact Peter Eden:
e. peter.eden@npdt.co.nz or;
Contact our Napier Office on 06 834 3808

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