May 22, 2017 – November 17, 2017
Number of Open Positions: 1
App Deadline: Open until filled
Minimum Age Requirement: 21
The Youth Garden Project is a non-profit organization in Moab, UT. Our mission is to cultivate healthy children, families, and community through educational programs and the profound act of connecting people with food from seed to table. Garden interns will have the opportunity to learn organic gardening techniques and skills while working in a combined production and education garden.
Internship Details: Interns are expected to make a 6-month commitment. Interns work 40-hours a week with occasional exceptions for special community events.
Skills Desired: We seek individuals interested in and eager to learn the process of taking food from seed to table. No previous gardening experience is necessary. We expect interns to be able and willing to work hard. Applicants should possess a strong work ethic, positive attitude, communication skills, problem-solving abilities, and be in good physical condition. We expect interns to be reliable, responsible and capable of self-directed work. Candidate must also be a team player, be flexible, and be willing to be involved beyond garden work to occasionally help with programs and special events. A valid driver’s license and clean driving record are strongly preferred.
Education Opportunities: Build experience in organic gardening • Learn how to preserve produce • Take part in a local food system and participate in place-based learning • Gain experience providing food for yourself in a small garden plot • Meet local agriculture, horticulture, and herbal medicine experts • Create opportunities to connect children with gardens, food, and community • Develop community events • And more!
TO APPLY: Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to Sarah Perez-Sanz at email@example.com. Please specify the internship session for which you are applying.
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