Internships at Highland Lake Cove

Set on 58 acres in the heart of Flat Rock, NC, Highland Lake Cove is currently accepting applications for 2017 internships of 3 months, 6 months, 9 months, or longer.

Enjoy purposeful and meaningful work and an opportunity to acquire skills in an educational, multi-generational environment that supports people in learning to live more simply, more connected to Nature and each other, and more healthily.

Options for primary work areas include:

  • Event meal preparation
  • Tiny house building
  • Hospitality
  • Gardening
  • Event planning
  • Teaching
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Creating products to market
  • Small business building
  • Marketing support, and more.

The positions available offer an extraordinary opportunity to live, work, and learn in a community that’s passionate about personal development through collaboration, self-responsibility, conflict resolution methods, and plenty of light-hearted fun!

We are seeking interns who:

  • Are 18 years or older
  • Have the maturity to self-manage
  • Are willing to work in all areas as needed
  • Work well both as part of a team and individually
  • Have excellent communication skills and are comfortable interacting with retreat and workshop guests of all ages
  • Are willing to work 40 hours per week

In this work-trade program, interns will receive:

  • Room and board (including 3 meals a day)
  • Wi-Fi use
  • All training needed
  • Stipend, depending on experience – up to $300 per month

Internship Application