Atualizado: 24 de fev.
Nature Of Arrangement: Employment.
Project Title: Vinagra Village Project
Project Location: Viana do Alentejo, Portugal
Duration: 12 months, renewable
Pilot Site: Vinagra
Situated in Viana do Alentejo near Evora it is being developed into a working permaculture farm, to host international volunteers. The position is for implementing the initial phase of the farm.
The experienced candidate will be responsible for working with Nuno Mamede from Terracrua Design to help set up the permaculture farm in the next 3 months to meet the vision of this farm and develop a strong, detailed plan for future years. A strong working knowledge of permaculture demonstrated work experience in horticulture, and a high technical capacity in specific skills (as outlined below) are sought for this role.
Scope of Work:
Permaculture Farm Design:
In collaboration with Terracrua Design team members, develop a comprehensive and strategic framework for the permaculture farm. The farm plan should include a thorough detailing of all aspects of the farm beyond general outline, including highly detailed step-by-step planning. The plan must reflect previously established priorities already carried out by Terracrua Design, based on past research and planning activities
Detailed Planning, Work Calendar, and Budget:
Detailed week-by-week plan for the implementation of the farm designs
Recommendations for financial and sales resources for implementation
Work with local team to implement the main elements of the farm design
Build raised beds and complete spring plantations
Help set up, berry gardens, citrus and fruit garden
Has extensive international, and/or regional experience in permaculture (7+ years’ substantial experience)
Has strong technical skills in key aspects of permaculture: soil, water, waste, sustainable energy, food and plant systems, and animals
Knowledge of south of Portugal conditions/plants a must
Has relevant education and training in agroforestry, permaculture, horticulture, and related skills
Knowledge of cutting, grafting, and pruning of fruit and nut trees
Skill in mushroom cultivation, citrus agriculture, raised bed farming of vegetables, drip irrigation, all a major plus
Experience in setting up nurseries
Interested individuals should submit their CV, cover letter (3-page max), work samples (including photos and/or designs of past work), and contact details for 3 references to firstname.lastname@example.org