Quail Springs Natural Building & Facilities Work Trade Position

April – September, 2016

Quail springs is a leading educational site that fosters social & ecological change by demonstrating regenerative ways of living to people of all ages, locally and globally.Quail Springs Mission Statement

Position Description

This position is perfect for someone who enjoys a diverse day of doing a variety of activities with their hands; from working on a cob wall, to fixing plumbing, to wiring in lights, helping design and build animal infrastructure, water system maintenance, etc. Projects would vary from small one day projects assisting someone with facilities maintenance, to helping construct larger buildings. The position would be 25 hours a week, some of which would be spend on projects we specify, and some of that time would be on projects of your choice. Space for camping will be provided, all your food will be included and you would be helping in cooking and cleaning some of our communal meals. You would have the opportunity to learn about natural building, water systems, living off the grid, and living in community.


  • The ability and desire to live in community, and work well with others
  • The ability to be flexible with hours and projects
  • Self motivated
  • A basic understanding of some of the following skills:
    • Carpentry
    • Electrical
    • Machine maintenance
    • Solar power systems
    • Plumbing
    • Grey water systems
    • Tractor operation
    • Auto mechanics


Thank you for your interest in the position of the Facilities Work Trade position for Quail Springs Permaculture. We look forward to learning more about you.

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