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Work Study

Watering the Folk School's garden
Work Study Students live as a group at the Folk School for nine weeks. During a nine week session they work six of the weeks and take weeklong classes for three of the weeks. They are also eligible for weekend classes on a space-available basis. The work is mostly outdoors on the gardens and grounds, but there are other duties as well which may include weekends. Work Study Students must be in good physical condition and be able to do sometimes strenuous labor in all kinds of weather conditions.

2018 Work-Study Sessions:
Session 1: January 7 - March 10 * FULL
Session 2: March 11 - May 12 * FULL
Session 3: May 12 - July 14 * FULL
Session 4: July 15 - September 15 (Intergenerational Week)
Session 5: September 16 - November 17 (Fall Festival)

The 2018 application may be downloaded here.

The number of work study positions is limited. Please note that applicants not accepted into a session may be invited to reapply for a subsequent session. Applicants are generally selected and notified about four months before each session starts. Application fee is good for one year.

For more information on the Work Study Program, please email john@folkschool.org.


1-800.FOLK.SCH (365.5724)
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John C. Campbell Folk School
One Folk School Road
Brasstown, NC 28902

Office Hours:
Mon.-Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST

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Sun. 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST

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