Fickle Creek Farm Intake Form
We seek individuals who take initiative, are reliable and responsible, work well with others and individually, and a desire to have fun, appreciate high quality work and products, possess a deep respect for others, and are able to lift 55 lbs. We seek folks with good people skills and who enjoy interacting with the public. We’re looking for individuals who are excited about taking on significant responsibility.

Fickle Creek Farm offers aspiring farmers the opportunity to learn by doing through our WWOOFer, Apprentice, and Employee programs. We are open to farm transition plans with those devoted to a lifelong farming opportunities.

We require that all staff have their own health insurance.

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***Full time Hourly, ~40 hr per week. Duties include daily livestock and garden activities as well as other farms activities and tasks.

Compensation: $10 per hour with limited experience; $11 per hour with experience. Merit Raises available within 400 hours service.

Benefits: For six month commitment or more, benefits include option for farm housing, up to $100 towards utility bill, and WiFi. The housing includes private bedroom and bathroom, with shared kitchen and living room. Benefits include 25% off all meat as well as share of unmarketable eggs and produce.
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***Part Time Hourly, 8 to 35 hrs per week. Duties include general garden and livestock care.

Compensation: $10 per hour with limited experience; $11 per hour with experience. Merit Raises available within 400 hours service.

Benefits: 25% off all meat as well as share of unmarketable eggs and produce.
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***Apprentice, 45 to 55 hrs per week, Tuesday thru Saturday, 6 month commitment.

Duties include daily livestock and garden activities as well as other farms activities and tasks. Opportunity to conduct enterprise project. Apprentices get access to learning more aspects of the farm than FT or PT employees.

Compensation: $600 to start, increasing every month $100 to $900 at 4 Months. $100 retroactive per month worked.

Benefits: Option for farm housing, up to $100 towards utility bill, and WiFi. The housing includes private bedroom and bathroom, with shared kitchen and living room. Benefits include 25% off all meat as well as share of unmarketable eggs and produce.
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WWOOFERS (Willing Workers on Organic Farms), 33 hrs per week, Wednesday thru Saturday. Duties include daily livestock and garden activities as well as other farms activities and tasks.

Benefits: Housing provided, wifi available, utilities provided. $200 board stipend. 25% off all meat as well as share of unmarketable eggs and produce.
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If you are interested, please complete online application form below


After completing the form, kindly send an email with your resume to ficklecreek at gmail dot com .

This form might take a few minutes to complete but will save us both time in the long run. THANKS!
How do you self identify? We are asking this because we want to continue to be an inclusive workplace that offers farm work opportunities to all. We abhor discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military status.
First Name
Last Name
Email
Cell Phone
Address
City
State
Zip Code
When will you be available to begin work? (mm-dd-yy)
What is the minimum length you seek to work with our farm?
Apprenticeships are most often 10 months to a year, with a minimum of 6 months. If you prefer to share an end date please put in 'Other' line.
I am interested in the following opportunity...
How did you become aware of our Farm?
What inspires you to farm, and what drives your passion? Have you read any influential agricultural texts or been influenced by any farmers or researchers?
Do you want to have your own farm in the future?
Do you have experience working on a produce farm?
If yes, provide the total number of months after "other" and share a bit about the skills you learned.
Do you have experience working on a livestock farm with beef cattle, sheep, pigs, or poultry ?
If yes, provide the total number of months after "other" and share a bit about the skills you learned.
How do you feel about our work schedule – 5 long days per week with 2 days off? Do you have experience with a schedule like this? If so, please describe ...
Describe your experiences with manual labor and working outdoors.
Can you stick to repetitive tasks over several hours?
If no, please reconsider you interest in working on this farm;-)
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Do you have any conditions that would affect your ability to lift 55 pounds and work hard and long hours in the field?
If yes, please describe in other line.
Is there anything in particular you want to learn during your time with Fickle Creek Farm?
What interested you most about working here?
Do you smoke?
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What other skills do you have that would benefit the farm?
Are you proficient at driving a....
Do you have a pet that you want have with you during your time with us?
If yes, please share type of pet in other line.
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Can you provide your own means of transport to and from farm sites?
Drivers License Number
This allows us to check and see if our insurance provider will cover you driving our farm vehicles.
Date of birth (mm-dd-yyyy)
Is the address on your drivers license the same address y provided above?
If not, please, share the address on your drivers license after "other".
Have you had any vehicle accidents or violations in the past 5 years?
If yes, please describe in other line.
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Do you have health insurance?
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Do you own a reliable, road worthy vehicle?
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Do you have a smartphone?
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Provide one employer reference (please include: name of company, contact name and phone number, your relationship, and how long you worked for this company)
Provide an additional employer reference OR a personal reference (please include: name of company OR how you know your personal reference, contact name and phone number, your relationship, and how long you worked for this company OR how long you have known your personal reference.
What makes you happy?
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