Growing Sustainably Intern/Volunteer Interest Form
Looking for an internship?
Join the Growing Sustainably team at CommUniverCity!

Gain hands-on experience designing lessons, teaching youth, working in a community garden, and building healthy neighborhoods. Participate in community-engaged learning!

It is a great opportunity for those who are interested in service pertaining to primary school education, healthy living, sustainability, and gardening! Our Growing Sustainably Program consists of garden education workshops, gardening classes, and cooking classes for elementary school students.

Convenient locations in Downtown San Jose – 651 Macredes Ave. & 55 N 7th St.
We are looking for folks to join us in Spring 2018!

Enthusiasm for teaching elementary-age youth
Basic gardening/nutrition experience/knowledge
Experience working in a diverse, multi-cultural setting
Experience working in self-directed environments
Strong organizational and time management skills
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Exceptional initiative and creativity
Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting
Sense of humor, outgoing personality and flexibility essential
Competency or fluency in Spanish is very desirable, but not required

This is a continuous volunteer opportunity. We prefer a commitment of at least 5 hours a week for the semester. There is a stipend available, depending on commitment.

In addition to this interest form, please send a cover letter and resume to if you would like to apply for the position!

Thank you!

Learn more about this program at:

Email address *
Full Name *
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Phone Number *
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T-Shirt Size *
Class/Organization/Agency *
Please note the affiliation that best fits you or add correct affiliation under "Other". For example, SJSU Greek: Alpha Phi Omega or SJSU Student Club: Space Spartans. For classes not listed, list course number: HLTH 126.
How will you arrive to the location? *
McKinley Elementary School is a 15 min bus ride away from campus by VTA bus. Horace Mann Elementary is a 10-15 in walk from campus.
Please list the days and hours you are available *
For example: Mon 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Number of Hours needed
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Which Growing Sustainably aspect are you interested in the most? *
I am Bilingual
Questions? Ideas? Concerns?
If you need special accommodations, please notify us.
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