Benevolence Farm


4265 Thompson Mill Rd
Graham , NC 27253
North Carolina

Site Housing: 
Students will live with alumni host families.

Gender Requirement: 
Female Only

Driver's License Required: 
We require a driver's license and active vehicle insurance

Student Minimum Age: 

Language Requirement: 
Not Required

Each student will need to provide her own transportation

Site Dates: 
Any 8 consecutive weeks between May 16th and August 12th.

Social Issues: 
Women's Issues
Legal Services and Advocacy

Benevolence Farm


Site Description: 

Benevolence Farm is where second chances grow naturally. Our mission is to cultivate leadership, promote sustainable livelihoods, and reap structural change with individuals impacted by the criminal justice system in North Carolina.

We live out our mission by providing a housing and employment program for formerly incarcerated women on our 13-acre farm in Alamance County, NC. We also provide wraparound services to all the women we serve.

Student Responsibilities:
The applicant will support our Reentry Coordinators and Enterprise Managers as they support our resident employees. Tasks may include but are not limited to, providing transportation, assisting with farming and body care enterprise tasks, coordinating maintenance and repairs of home and land, organizing recreational and weekend activities, tabling at markets and events, and so on.

Solitary interactions may include but are not limited to, assisting with documentation, writing, planning, and organizing events.

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May 2022

Graduate Summer Institute for Engaged Research and Teaching
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 12:00am to Thursday, June 2, 2022 - 11:45pm

June 2022

ND Explores STEM: Healthcare
Friday, June 3, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Information Session | RISE: Hometown
Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 7:00pm
Preferred Application Deadline | Graduate Fellowship
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 12:00am to 11:45pm
Information Session | RISE: South Bend
Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 7:00pm

September 2022

Pathways Out of Poverty: Venture Creation and Contemporary Europe
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 11:00am to 1:00pm