Refuge Crew

 May 9 – October 15

+/- 15 hours per week 


Refuge Crew members are an essential part of our radical hospitality team at Knoll Farm. They work alongside the retreat managers to support the experience for our guests. Tasks include washing dishes, cleaning yurts, doing laundry, making fires, tidying communal spaces and helping with special events.

Responsibilities include:

  • Yurt Housekeeping (making beds, sweeping yurts, maintaining sanitary conditions of our handmade bathhouse, etc.)
  • Washing dishes after meals
  • Folding laundry
  • Tidying communal spaces
  • Building and maintaining fires in wood stoves and campfire circles
  • Assisting with special events

Ideal Refuge Crew candidates posses a strong work ethic, an attention to detail and proven problem solving skills, as well as a strong sense of humor. Being of service to others is a top priority, as is loving people! Must be able to work well independently and in all kinds of weather.

We seek candidates who have an approachable demeanor and openness to input from all levels of staff and the general public. Must be sensitive to issues of gender, racial, ethnic and cultural diversity and inclusion. 

Knoll Farm’s mission and core values of equity, fairness, inclusion and diversity are present in all that we do. Black, Indigenous and People of Color are encouraged to apply.

The exact work schedule is arranged around the retreat calendar, but most shifts will be between 4-5 hours a few days each week.

The position does not include health benefits. Must have reliable transportation.

If interested please fill out the application below. Please be sure to include a cover letter and resume. Thank you.

If you have any trouble with this form, please email us instead. 

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    Please describe your relevant experience given what you understand of our mission and focus:

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    If you have trouble with this form, please contact us at We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on age, gender, race, marital status, or sexual orientation. Thank you.

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