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 this year:

 

Development & Operations Apprenticeship - OPEN!

We are offering this internship from Sept 15 – Dec 15.

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

Development & Operations Apprenticeship

Environmental Education Instructor - POSITION FILLED!

We will have three internship sessions: March 1 - May 30 and/or March 1 – November 15 and/or 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 amongst 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 amongst 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.

 

Greenhouse and Market Garden Grower - POSITIONS FILLED!

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

Click on the links to read complete internship descriptions:

Greenhouse and Market Garden Grower March - May

Greenhouse and Market Garden Grower March - November

 

Apply

To apply for an internship download the appropriate application. You can fill these out on your computer and save them. Then email them along with a cover letter and updated resume to Operations Coordinator Megan Reehl, megan@growinggardens.org.

 

Click here to download an application for Greenhouse and Market Garden Grower

Click here to download an application for Environmental Education Instructor

 

 

For questions regarding our internship program, please contact Lauren Richardson at lauren@growinggardens.org.

 

We look forward to hearing from you!

 

   

 

 
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