Intern must be responsible; reliable; have good management, personal, and organizational skills; enthusiasm, and an interest in experiential education. Intern should be a strong team player with a positive attitude and a problem solver who is flexible and able to improvise. Intern must have an open mind and willingness to be involved with the Youth Garden Project beyond its programs and work either in the garden or at special events. Experience in teaching/managing children or a background in education is required.
-Gain experience teaching elementary-aged students
– Build experience teaching hands-on science
-Learn about how a garden can be used as a teaching tool
-Build relationships with students, teachers, summer campers, and families
-Gain experience writing and implementing creative lessons and activities that connect kids to the garden
-Have opportunities to connect children with gardens, food, and community
– Community event involvement
Meals & Stipend: The interns will have an allocated garden space as well as access to garden resources enabling them to grow a portion of their own food. YGP will not provide meals on a daily basis, though the interns will have opportunities to participate in YGP events like Weed-N-Feeds and Garden Dinners. Each intern will receive a stipend of $250/month.
Housing: YGP provides shared housing. Security deposit required.
PLEASE visit our website’s internship page to view a detailed list of responsibilities prior to applying http://www.youthgardenproject.org/internships/
TO APPLY e-mail an attached resume to Kaitlin Harris at firstname.lastname@example.org
Youth Garden Project
530 S 400 E
Moab, UT 84532