• Head Weaver

    Posted: 01/22/2023

    Head Weaver | Camphill Village Minnesota, Inc.

    About Camphill Village Minnesota: Since 1980, Camphill Village Minnesota has provided residential and day activity services for adults with developmental disabilities in an inclusive intentional community. There are currently about 40 people including live-in caregivers and their families living together in family style homes with adults who have developmental and intellectual disabilities. Everyone works together on our 525 biodynamic acres to grow organic produce, care for farm animals, preserve and prepare food, create artisan crafts, and keep each other healthy and our homes clean and beautiful.

    Everyone has talents and skills to offer that are appreciated and felt by the community. For a fuller picture of Camphill Village Minnesota, visit

    Camphill Village Minnesota has an opening for a Head Weaver in their residential program with adults with developmental disabilities. The Head Weaver oversees the Weavery at Camphill Village Minnesota. If you are interested in making a difference in people’s lives, we would like to speak with you.

    Job Summary:
    The Head Weaver is responsible for reporting directly to the Administrative Director and oversees the Weavery at Camphill Village Minnesota serving individuals with developmental differences.

    Contributions and Responsibilities include:
     creating a positive and productive workspace for weavers of diverse abilities
     leading multiple weaving workshops each week (2.5 hours/workshop) 
     providing individualized supports in the set-up, design, creation and completion of projects on thelooms 
     managing the equipment, inventory, budget, and supplies of the CVM Weavery
     participating in regular training for work with vulnerable adults
     providing feedback on the participation of weavers on at least an annual basis 
     facilitating sales of woven creations within and outside of the community 
     training, collaborating with, and serving as a resource to Weavery Assistants 

    Required Skills/Abilities:
     Experience working with diverse/vulnerable populations preferred.
     Experience warping and weaving with floor looms.
     Understanding of the qualities of diverse fiber types.

    Salary, Benefits and Schedule: The Head Weaver position is a part-time position with a maximum of 18 hours working primarily Monday through Friday with availability for an occasional work outside the normal business hours. We are offering a pay range of $18 - $20/hr. based on experience. Required training provided.

    ​​The Head Weaver is not required to live in the community.

    To Apply: Please email your resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to HR@camphillmn.org. Resumes will
    be reviewed as soon as they are received.