Growing Home 2023 Online Application
Before starting this application, be sure to read through the full 2023 Job Description to make sure you have a clear understanding of all program components and eligibility requirements. This document can be found at When sitting down to complete this application, be sure you have a minimum of 45 minutes and a reliable internet connection. Although there are no time restrictions on this application, most people need about 35-45 minutes to complete the application in full. *Important: once you have started the application, do not use the back button on your browser or leave the page - your progress will not be saved!

In reviewing applications, we are looking for thoughtful, honest and complete answers. There are no right or wrong answers, but we are looking to learn as much as possible about you, your history and your interest in our program. We want to make it clear that individuals with criminal records, long gaps in employment, or those who face other barriers to employment are encouraged to apply to the program. In fact, we want to know about these barriers so that we can figure out what our program can do for you! Applications with incomplete answers or answers that show a lack of effort (only one or two words long) may be discarded.

Please note that if you are having challenges completing this application for any reason, or if you have any questions, you can contact us at 773-434-7144 or

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Which 12-week cohort are you interested in joining? *
Please select which upcoming Information Session about the program you will attend. Info sessions are located at Growing Home's Farm and Training Center, 5814 S. Wood Street.  *
Would you like to receive SMS reminders from Growing Home about your application and information sessions? *
Name (first and last) *
Birthdate (must be age 18 or older) *
Phone Number *
Alternative Phone Number
E-mail Address
Street Address/Primary Residence (must be Chicago) *
Zip Code (must be Chicago) *
Are you authorized to work in the United States? *
If male, are you registered with the Selective Service?
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How did you hear about Growing Home? *
Participating in the farming portion of the Growing Home program requires being able to stand, bend, stoop, squat, lift and work for up to 6 hours at a time, as well as working outdoors in varying weather conditions. Do you meet these physical requirements? *
Although 2023 classes are expected to be taught in-person, there is always a chance that for COVID safety reasons, it may be necessary to return to teaching class virtually over Zoom. While it is not required to have the following technologies (Growing Home has them available for loan) please let us know if you have access to the following: *
Wireless Internet
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