The Work

workThe coworker experience offered in Camphill varies according to the mission of each community and the specific needs in the community.

The tasks that make up the coworker experience are many, and they focus  on supporting individuals with disabilities in their daily activities within a household community atmosphere.  Everyone is seen an equal and as a valuable contributor to household life.


Coworkers might find themselves involved in:

Providing personal care and transportation

Working on a farm, in a garden, or in one of various craft workshops

Cooking wholesome food for a household community and sharing meals together

Sharing household tasks and responsibilities, such as cleaning up

Enjoying evening activities with others

Creating and celebrating community seasonal festivals

Living and working together – sharing life – with people of all ages and abilities is both challenging and rewarding.  The ongoing process of community-building and facing the challenges that arise, provide much opportunity for learning and growth.