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Please copy and paste these questions into a working document.

How did you find out about D Acres?

Why are you interested in working at D Acres?

Preferred Start Date & Duration of stay. (minimum 6 weeks)

Please indicate the areas in which you would like to participate.
____Permaculture Gardening System ____Culinary Arts ____Hospitality ____Animal Husbandry ____Sustainable Forestry ____Woodworking ____Other (please specify)_________________________________

Please check off any special skills that you may have:
____accounting / finance ____ plumbing ____ yoga ____ photography / videography
____ website development ____ carpentry/woodworking ____ massage /bodywork
____ gardening _____social media / marketing ____ electrical ____ sewing / fiber arts
____ blacksmithing / metalwork ____ customer service ____ painting ____ kitchen / culinary arts ____ singing ____ events planning ____ auto / bicycle repair ____ musical instrument ____animal husbandry ____ graphic layout / visual art____ sculpture ____ upholstery / furniture ____forestry / trail upkeep ____ herbal preparation ____ food preservation / charcuterie ____housekeeping ____Other:_________________________

D Acres of New Hampshire has several programs that run concurrently. Please specify which position or program you are interested in. For more information on programs here read through Working at D Acres

Resident
Employment
Artist-In-Residence/Tradesperson
International Traveler

Educational History

Work history for at least prior 3 years:

May we contact your former employers?

How did you find out about D Acres?

Why are you interested in working at D Acres?

Please share any prior study or work experience you feel will enhance your ability to function within this community.

Describe your prior farming experience.

Please describe any prior experience with community organizations and community living. D Acres can be described as an immersion experience, how would you describe your perceived reaction to the responsibilities involved in living in this type of community.

Please list three things you want people to know about living with you:

What do you perceive will be your reaction to living and learning with a constant flow of new and unknown people in a rural area (20 minutes to the nearest town - Plymouth, NH)?

Everyone living at D Acres of NH is required to contribute to the functioning of the community through the communal contract(As stated in the organizational manual). This includes cooking, cleaning and community meetings. What is your experience with these kind of shared tasks, and do you have any concerns about the weekly responsibilities of the communal contract?

You will be in an environment where living in close community can present both interpersonal and personal challenges. What experiences have you had to prepare you for this kind of work?

D Acres provides and opportunity to build new skills for the future, how do you plan to share the new skills you learn with the wider community/your community?

Do you have personal transportation?

Do you have special dietary needs? Please explain:

Do you have any health problems, special needs, addictions (e.g. coffee, cigarettes, alcohol), allergies? Do you take any medications? Please specify.

Please provide the names of at least two references, including name, title, phone and e-mail address...one personal and one employer or faculty:

EMERGENCY INFORMATION

NAME:
PERMANENT ADDRESS:

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY PLEASE CONTACT:

1. NAME:
ADDRESS:
TELEPHONE:
RELATIONSHIP TO YOU:

2. NAME:
ADDRESS:
TELEPHONE:
RELATIONSHIP TO YOU:

PLEASE LIST ANY HEALTH CONDITIONS THAT WE SHOULD BE AWARE OF:
CURRENT MEDICATIONS AND DOSAGES:
ARE YOU ALLERGIC TO ANY MEDICATION? PLEASE LIST.
PLEASE LIST ANY ALLERGIES.

RELEASE FOR EMERGENCY TREATMENT I hereby give my permission for emergency treatment by a physician or hospital selected by D Acres of New Hampshire. I realize that this could include administration of medication, anesthesia, x­rays, lab tests, or surgery. I understand that every effort will be made to contact the above named contact people. I have stipulated any exceptions below.

SIGNATURE__________________________________________ DATE:

EXCEPTIONS:

If you do not hear a response within one week please contact us directly at info@dacres.org

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