Become a Coworker

Are you interested in gaining expertise that can be applied to numerous professional fields such as social work, education, psychology, management, and communication? Do you want to learn more about yourself? Do you want to make an impact on others? If you are at least 20 years of age, apply to become a short-term co-worker at Camphill Communities California. It is an experience that might change your life forever!

We review applications beginning in January until all positions are filled. Year-long commitments begin in the end of July until the beginning of August. If you are interested, please download our application form and email it filled out to

Applicants must be at least 20 years old, have English language fluency, a willingness to work and live with others and an interest in community life. Because we work with a vulnerable community, the State of California requires all applicants to undergo a background check and/or obtain a police report.

Short-term coworkers live and work at Camphill California for a period of at least one year. They are responsible for the direct care of adult-residents. They also help run community workshops, organize cultural activities, and perform household responsibilities including cooking and cleaning. A typical day consists of a community gathering in the morning, 3 common meals, morning workshops, afternoon cultural and social activities and responsibilities to the home throughout the day and in the evening.

Benefits for the first year include one day off a week, a private room, board, healthcare, monthly stipend, and a two-week vacation. After one year, additional benefits are offered.

Download the application here: Application Form

If you are interested to apply for one of our house holder positions, please CLICK HERE

Please contact with any questions.