This job will be an excellent opportunity for an individual interested in learning how to develop a youth-based social entrepreneurship project. The work you complete will be an integral part of the successful development of the Grow Dat Youth Farm. While it is important to be self-motivated and inquisitive if you are interested in working in this internship, there will also be ample opportunities to seek guidance and clarification from the project supervisor.
General Job Description
Tasks will be defined by two categories–Administrative and Programmatic. Main work responsibilities are as follows:
Assist with the organizational infrastructure development, including developing systems for data management, office management, grant reporting, programmatic evaluation, payroll, etc.
Assist with curriculum development and organization of youth activities. Help create what will become the annual Grow Dat programmatic calendar.
Assist with development of volunteer program (engaging and managing volunteers).
Assist with program logistics such as relationship development at partner schools, student recruitment and transportation.
The Americorps Intern will lead certain elements of youth programming and should expect to participate consistently on farm work days with the students and Grow Dat staff.
Participation in regular feedback sessions with Grow Dat Director and youth.
Monthly stipend of $897
Health insurance is provided
Housing from Tulane is provided- furnished apartment shared with another Vista at no cost
End of service award- education grant of $5300 or cash stipend of $1500
Relocation benefits of up to $400
How to Follow Up:
If you are interested please contact Johanna Gilligan at firstname.lastname@example.org. The internship will begin January or early February, 2011, and will last for one year. If you wish to apply for the position, please email a resume and cover letter to Johanna. In your cover letter please indicate why you are interested in working on this project and what you believe your unique contribution to Grow Dat Youth Farm would be.
All applications are due by October 31st, 2010. If you are selected to be interviewed we will contact you by November 7th, 2010. We hope to have selected a candidate by November 30th, 2010.