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- 559 days ago
A progressive Social Eco-Entrepreneur is offering a Green Lifestyle PA + Eco-Entrepreneurial internship for a period of several months to one year. The double role is to provide:
1) Household support with the green transition and maintenance of his high performance executive lifestyle and
2) General office and/or business support with innovative eco-initiatives.
Available immediately this is a live-in position, offered part-time (1) or full-time (1+2).
Bringing unique skills and insights is valued and vision encouraged. As mutual support is central to an effective alliance, the internship is flexible and tuned to accommodate the needs of both the intern and entrepreneur. It provides for the intern to focus on activities of interest while developing the multidisciplinary skills required to professionally support green lifestyle transition and new economy integration in home, office and business environments.
Training is individually customised to complement career development, workloads and personal interest. The Green Lifestyle PA program explores fundamental pathways to integrating holistic disciplines, that are proven to strengthen the body's immune system, into the family and an individual's lifestyle. This novel back-to-basics approach encompasses urban sustainable living, preventive holistic health and new economy disciplines. An extensive choice of modules comprising of self-study material coupled with in-house tutorial + practical support available eg permaculture, plant based nutrition & detox, Tao exercise, natural immune boosting therapies, outdoor pursuits, toxin free living, homesteading, off-grid technology, alternative currencies and multimedia. Supplemental professional tuition and accredited courses available locally + online.
Lifestyle Assistant responsibilities are to schedule and ensure the completion of the green housework ie meals, food acquisition, kitchen gardens, budgeting and recycling. Routine tasks are to assist with initially (building to supervise) the preparation of traditional + vegetarian/vegan meals, soups, stocks, salads, baking, juicing, sprouting, container/no-dig garden maintenance and chemical-free cleaning. Occasional tasks may include support with travel arrangements, wild food harvesting and food preserving. The part-time role is offered flexi-time, hours and pay rate negotiable.
If considering full time employment, then once settled into the Lifestyle PA role two additional flexible roles tailored to your skills and enthusiasm will be offered in a new economy environment (ie € + complimentary currencies):
1) A home office based Private PA role, providing ad-hoc general support with eco-projects. Current projects include developing a national distribution network for a fuel saving device, seeding + mentoring green micro-businesses, designing + piloting urban off-grid systems, promoting a complementary currency ie LETS and documentary making. Duties may include internet research, updating web sites, networking, client interfacing and event management. Hours + rates negotiable, payment in this role is offered in €s + LETS credits.
2) A mentored entrepreneurial role developing:
i) a lucrative green enterprise at community level (joint-venture) eg managing a stall at local Farmers' Markets
ii) a portable business incl. personal website.
If you possess a particular skill, support available to obtain local employment.
Good organisational, multitasking and communication skills required as well as a genuine interest in natural health and sustainable living. Ideally suited to a mature female with initiative, sense of humour and copreneurial spirit seeking a positive career change. PA or green experience not necessary as full training and ad-hoc task support provided.
This proactive internship has excellent self-earning potential and is a unique opportunity to future-proof personal health and professional skills in a supportive and easygoing coastal setting. If you wish to be considered for the role, please forward cv+pic and state if interested in part or full-time employment. Feel free to describe how you might see yourself in the role. More information on request, it would be very helpful if you were available on skype/voip. Travel expenses available to attend interview/trial period.
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