The Coworkers

Camphill staff, called coworkers, live and work alongside people with developmental and other disabilities in one of ten Camphill communities in North America. Coworkers come from around the globe and from diverse backgrounds. They come to Camphill for different reasons and for different lengths of time. Learn more >


Camphill Communities of North America is proud to be a part of the diverse portfolio of AmeriCorps programs.  Oakwood Life-Sharing, being an integral part of the Camphill organization, is currently in the application process with the AmeriCorps organization. We anticipate accepting Oakwood life-sharing volunteers from AmeriCorps in the Spring of 2015. Learn more >

J-1 Internships

The Camphill Association of North America brings educated, experienced, enthusiastic human service interns from all over the world for guided and structured work experiences in one of our unique communities. The individuals with special needs who live in our communities have benefited from the skills and experience of foreign interns from other countries, and the interns have received a profound and deepening experience at the hands of the residents. Learn more >

The Work

The coworker experience offered in Camphill varies according to the mission and needs of each community. It can include teaching; personal support for individuals; cooking and cleaning for households; farming, gardening, and craftwork; and involvement in social and celebratory activities. Learn more >

Living in Camphill

Full-time coworkers living in Camphill communities are welcomed as community members and provided room and board, medical insurance, vacation time, modest stipends for personal needs, Waldorf education for their children, and formal as well as on-the-job training in a host of skills and occupations. Learn more >

Studying in Camphill

All Camphill communities offer further education and training to their coworkers. Some communities offer formal practice-integrated courses of studies through the Camphill School of Curative Education and Social Therapy, with opportunities to pursue  professional certification in those fields.. Learn more >

A Life Experience Degree at Camphill Academy

Under a new program unfolding over the next two years, the Camphill School of Curative Education and Social Therapy will be undergoing a transformation into an accredited institution offering courses of study leading to full BA degrees in those fields. Learn more> 

Additional Info and Available Positions

More information about Camphill work opportunties, and current opportunities to serve in Camphill communities in North America.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to the most-asked questions about what it is like to live and work in Camphill,
and what is required to be accepted for a Camphill position. Learn more >