As an intern you will be required to assist with various functions of the organization, assisting with our various programs, namely, Healthy Food Access; Afterschool Programs; Community Engagement; Agritourism & The Tool Library Programs. You may also be required to assist with our annual events, this will include helping plan and coordinate events for our different stakeholder groups. Along with the operational functions, you will be learning various farming techniques from our Farm Manager, including Aquaponics; Raised Bed Gardening, Greenhouse Gardening, Mushroom Farming, Huglekultur, Beekeeping and Worm Farming. You will also be required to work with our Construction Manager on particular projects in the neighborhood, where you will be learning how to use Power Tools, Basic Carpentry, Plumbing, Framing, Masonry and Concrete Work. Here you will also learn about Photovoltaic Cells (Solar); Rainwater Catchment, Irrigation Systems & Greenhouse Optimization. There will also be opportunities for individuals with leadership abilities to spearhead very important projects that will have a deep and lasting impact to the community. We will do our very best to position you for maximum growth and fulfillment in your time with us. During this internship you will form part of our team and have an opportunity to work alongside our staff and our community.
We also offer a few Paid Apprenticeships for individuals who show exceptional leadership and management skills in our internship.