Internships

Our programs are dynamic, youth centered and growing!

We ask that interns maintain a desire to learn, work hard and have a positive attitude.
Growing Gardens’ expectations of interns:

 

  • Personal responsibility

  • Timeliness

  • Follow through on accepted tasks

  • Clear, open, honest and kind communication

  • Willingness to do repetitive/contemplative tasks

  • Willingness to do physical work

  • Season long-term commitment

  • Mature, healthy role-modeling in the relationship development with Cultiva! participants

  • Joyful participation in garden activities

 

We have exciting internship opportunities for 2015:

 

Development & Marketing Intern

We have two sessions for this position: January 1 – May 31 and June 1 – December 15

This internship will assist with Fundraising and Grant writing, Marketing and Outreach, and Special Events. Please click on the link below to read the complete internship description and how to apply.

Development & Marketing Spring Internship Description

Development and Marketing Summer/Fall Internship Description

Development and Marketing Internship APPLICATION

 

Environmental Education Instructor

We will have three sessions for this position: March 1 - May 30, March 1 – November 15, and May 15 – August 15.

Environmental Education Instructor March - May

The March - May internship will work mostly in the Children's Peace Garden programs - After School Garden Club, Field Trips and Classroom Visits and will also work among our other programs: Horticultural Therapy, Cultiva! Youth Project, and the Community Gardens. Please click on the link above to read the complete internship description.

Environmental Education Instructor March - November

The March - November internship will work among all of our programs; Children's Peace Garden, Horticultural Therapy, Cultiva! Youth Project and Community Gardens. Please click on the link above to read the complete internship description.

Environmental Education Instructor May - August

The May - August internship will work most extensively with our Children's Peace Garden and Cultiva! Youth Project. Please click on the link above to read the complete internship description.

Environmental Education Instructor APPLICATION for All Positions

 

Greenhouse and Market Garden Grower

We have two internship sessions: March 1 – May 31 or March 1 - November 15.

Click on the links to read complete internship descriptions and for application:

Greenhouse and Market Garden Grower March - May

Greenhouse and Market Garden Grower March - November

Greenhouse and Market Garden Grower APPLICATION

 

Non-profit Development and Operations Intern

This position will assist with program registration, event logistics, and behind the scenes support for our entire organization.

Non-profit Development and Operations Spring Internship Description- POSITION FILLED

Non-profit Development and Operations Summer/Fall Internship Description

Non-profit Development and Operations Internship APPLICATION

 

Orchard and Farm Grower Internship

This internship goes from March 1 – November 15

Orchard and Farm Grower Description

Orchard and Farm Grower APPLICATION

 

Apply

To apply for an internship download the appropriate application. You can fill out the application on your computer and save it with your name in the title. Then email the app along with a cover letter and updated resume to the contact noted at the bottom of each application.

For questions regarding our internship program, please contact Lauren Richardson at Lauren(at)GrowingGardens.org.

We look forward to hearing from you!

 

   

 

 
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