Jobs & Internships

at Highland Lake Cove

Set on 58 acres in the heart of Flat Rock, NC, Highland Lake Cove is currently accepting job and internship applications.

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.

Current Jobs Openings

Now hiring head gardener and CSA manager.

Our organic CSA and CSK offerings this year will include more value-added items in the weekly basket as well as a garden to table dining series at the new water-front community cafe.

We have up to 3 acres in garden sites available, as well as a built-in market with the surrounding 200 home community and the new Agrihood, with options for additional pastures to expand our offerings. We are open to either an employee or partnership-based relationship.

A great place to raise a family, there are also living space arrangements possible after the first trial year.

Intern management experience a plus as is any kind of education experience.

Compensation D.O.E

Please send resume to [email protected]

Internships at Highland Lake Cove

Current options for primary work areas (depending on skill sets) include:

  • Hospitality
  • Grounds maintenance

Secondary work areas (depending on skill sets) may include:

  • Gardening
  • Teaching
  • Carpentry/construction, 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 & self-knowledge, and learning new skills.

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

In this work-trade program, interns will receive:

  • Simple lodging
  • All training needed
  • Possibility of expanding into a paid position, depending on skill sets and other factors

Internship Application