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Solar Living Center

Name Adam Goldberg Email [email protected]
    Steward(s) Selected –  –
Training Start Date November 1, 2016 Training End Date March 31, 2017
Steward Training Hours per Week 40  
Compensation (Stipend or Wage) No If Yes, how much/how often?
 
Non-Monetary Compensation and Estimated Value Free Housing, Daily Food, Food Allowance($10/week)
Name of your Workers’ Compensation Carrier None
Will your Workers’ Compensation policy cover the Steward? No, exempt
Number of Employees at training location ?
Number of Interns/Trainees/Apprentices at training location ?
Annual Revenue $0 to $3 Million
 

[Phase 1]

Phase Name Orientation and First Phase of Training
Start Date of Phase November 1, 2016 End Date of Phase December 31, 2016
Primary Supervisor during this phase Adam Goldberg Supervisor Title Program Manager
Email [email protected] Phone Number 5555555555
 
1. Describe the Trainee/Steward’s role for this phase

Site Intern at a 12 acre visitor center and educational institution. Supporting our organic garden, micro greens program, tours, workshops and general site maintenance.

2. Specific goals and objectives for this phase

* Work with other interns to develop our small permaculture garden area to gain higher yield in order to supply interns and fall fundraiser produce.
*Gain experience in guiding child and adult groups around the site – raising awareness of the need for sustainable living practices.

3. Primary Supervisor’s qualifications

Adam Goldberg, Program Manager. Adam has a MA in International Education and has extensive experience managing internship and service-learning programs for young adults.

4. What plans are in place for the Trainee/Steward to participate in cultural activities while in the United States?

regular community meals, visits to other environmental non-profits, local town, redwoods, and wineries.

5. Specific knowledge, skills, or techniques to be learned during this phase?

*Developing a functional, permaculture garden
*Working within the non-profit field
*Working with children and adults and developing educational materials

6. How specifically will this knowledge, skills, or techniques be taught? Include methodology of training and chronology/syllabus.

November-December: Orientation to site and not for profit procedures. Training for garden project and educational visits
period.

7. How will the Trainee/Steward’s acquisition of new skills and competencies be measured?

* Weekly meetings with supervisor
*Clearly defined goals throughout internship, specifically: development of garden, management of micro greens and successful delivery of educational activities.

8. Additional Phase Remarks (optional)
 

[Phase 2]

Phase Name Second Phase
Start Date of Phase December 31, 2016 End Date of Phase February 27, 2017
Primary Supervisor during this phase Adam Goldberg Supervisor Title Program Manager
Email [email protected] Phone Number 5555555555
 
1. Describe the Trainee/Steward’s role for this phase

Site Intern at a 12 acre visitor center and educational institution. Supporting our organic garden, tours, workshops and general site maintenance.

2. Specific goals and objectives for this phase

* Maintain our small permaculture garden area to gain higher yield in order to supply interns with winter harvest
*Gain experience in guiding child and adult groups around the site – raising awareness of the need for sustainable living practices.
*Maintain site through winter and prep site for Spring.
*Support general site maintenance using permaculture techniques

3. Primary Supervisor’s qualifications

Adam Goldberg, Program Manager. Adam has a MA in International Education and has extensive experience managing internship and service-learning programs for young adults.

4. What plans are in place for the Trainee/Steward to participate in cultural activities while in the United States?

regular community meals, visits to other environmental non-profits, local town, redwoods, and wineries.

5. Specific knowledge, skills, or techniques to be learned during this phase?

*Developing a functional, year round permaculture garden
*
*Research best practices in K-12 environmental education and make curriculum recommendations based on findings

6. How specifically will this knowledge, skills, or techniques be taught? Include methodology of training and chronology/syllabus.

January-February: Manage with 2 other interns micro greens program and create plan for garden area. Support kids workshops over holiday period. Research best practices in K-12 environmental education. Prep garden area, working with executive director to start planning educational program offerings.
February-March: Clean site for next intern group – create garden guide for summer interns.

7. How will the Trainee/Steward’s acquisition of new skills and competencies be measured?

* Weekly meetings with supervisor
*Clearly defined goals throughout internship, specifically: development of garden, management of micro greens and successful delivery of educational activities.

8. Additional Phase Remarks (optional)
 

[Phase 3]

Phase Name Third Phase
Start Date of Phase February 27, 2017 End Date of Phase March 31, 2017
Primary Supervisor during this phase Adam Goldberg Supervisor Title Program Manager
Email [email protected] Phone Number 5555555555
 
1. Describe the Trainee/Steward’s role for this phase

Site Intern at a 12 acre visitor center and educational institution. Supporting our organic garden, micro greens program, tours, workshops and general site maintenance.

2. Specific goals and objectives for this phase

*Produce report of best practices in K-12 environmental education for staff and board review.
*Oversee seed propagation for spring planting.
*Develop planting calendar

3. Primary Supervisor’s qualifications

Adam Goldberg, Program Manager. Adam has a MA in International Education and has extensive experience managing internship and service-learning programs for young adults.

4. What plans are in place for the Trainee/Steward to participate in cultural activities while in the United States?

regular community meals, visits to other environmental non-profits, local town, redwoods, and wineries.

5. Specific knowledge, skills, or techniques to be learned during this phase?

*Maintain greenhouse
*Create garden guide for summer interns
*Develop and present report, in a professional setting, for staff and board review regarding best practices in K-12 education

6. How specifically will this knowledge, skills, or techniques be taught? Include methodology of training and chronology/syllabus.

February-March: Clean site for next intern group, maintain greenhouse, produce report of research and recommendations.

7. How will the Trainee/Steward’s acquisition of new skills and competencies be measured?

* Weekly meetings with supervisor
*Clearly defined goals throughout internship, specifically: development of garden, management of micro greens and successful delivery of educational activities.

8. Additional Phase Remarks (optional)