Growing Food and Sustainability Internship Application 2014

Thank you for your interest in Growing Food and Sustainability. We’re excited to work with you! Our summer internships are a fun, challenging experience. It is a great chance to grow with, learn from, and work with other incredible young people and community leaders who are building a better future.

INTERNSHIP DETAILS:
All interns will participate in weekly intern classes on organic farming practices, curriculum planning, the green economy, environmental justice, and anti-oppression.
Education Interns will leave the summer with concrete skills in curriculum planning and design, experience facilitating activities with groups of students from 4-14 years old, and knowledge of various theories of education.
Youth Farm Interns will leave the summer with concrete skills in small farm management, experience in running a CSA, and knowledge of how to build a community food system.

PROGRAM DATES:
June 2nd-August 16th (one week off July 7th-13th) High school interns are not required to attend the first two weeks but are encouraged to attend as much as their school schedule allows.
Monday-Wednesday: 8:30am-4pm (22 hours per week)
Harvest Festival: Saturday, August 16th

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Youth ages 14-30
Hard working, organized, and self-motivated
Passionate about environmental issues and sustainable agriculture
Respect and value the opinions and ideas of young people
Enjoy and have experience working outside
Experience recruiting and managing volunteers
Experience planning events and fundraisers
Education Interns: Enjoy and have experience working with kids in the elementary through middle school age group
Farm Interns: Enjoy working outside and have experience growing food

APPLICATION DEADLINES:
March 14th: Priority Deadline for applications
March 24th: Finish responding to first round applicants
April 11th: Final Deadline for applications
April 21st: Finish responding to all applicants

Stipends available based on financial need

CONTACT US: GrowingFoodandSustainability@gmail.com

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