Priority Application Deadline
March 1, 2019
Position will remain open until filled
2019 GRuB Spring Field Trip/Farm Internship Announcement
GRuB is a grassroots non-profit organization based in West Olympia. Our mission is to grow healthy food, people, with roots in the land, we create opportunities for people to lead, learn and thrive. More info at www.goodgrub.org
Position Description (18-25 hours/week, unpaid)
Spring Field Trip/Farm Interns work under the guidance of the Farm Manager to run the spring field trip program, where we will host at least 300 children on the farm through the spring. This includes planning and facilitating field trips with toddlers to 12th graders. Interns will be field trips leaders and also assist in supporting/training highschool aged youth and community volunteers, who will also lead trips. The position may also include developing lesson plans and improving field trip materials. Depending on the intern’s schedule, there may be opportunities to work on the farm, assisting in spring work tasks, alongside youth and volunteers. Interns will receive training and practical experience working with youth, lesson planning, group facilitation, small scale agriculture, spring farming, volunteer coordination, and program evaluation. Interns may take on additional responsibilities as their schedule permits, though the position’s emphasis will focus on all aspects of the Field Trip program.
Farm grown food is available to interns as it becomes ready, and there are various GRuB trainings offered throughout the season that interns may attend at low or no cost.
GRuB Alumni are encouraged to apply!
- Must be excited to work hard, learn a lot, and get dirty!
- Gardening/farming experience a plus (but not required)
- Experience/Interest in mentoring & working with youth and community members
- Strong communication skills, excellent work ethic and reliability
- Available at least 3 days a week
Positions available as early as mid-March, no later than April 8th, lasting to mid-June. There may be an option to continue through the summer.
To Apply, Please Submit
- A cover letter describing your interest in the position, learning goals, your availability March-June \
- Your resume with three current reference
Send to: firstname.lastname@example.org or 2016 Elliott Ave. NW, Olympia, WA 98502