Spring Garden Internship

The Edible Schoolyard Spring Garden Internship


Position Description

The Garden Intern refines his/her garden management skills while engaging in the day-to-day responsibilities of an educational garden. Under the direction of the Garden Manager & Teacher (GMT) and other garden teachers, the Garden Intern is mentored in the practical skills and philosophy of The Edible Schoolyard (ESY).  This is not a teaching position.


Paid Tech Intern

Julie Negrin, M.S., has been a cooking instructor, certified nutritionist, and program developer for over 15 years. She designs and executes wellness educational programs, gives nutrition and culinary presentations, leads training sessions and teaches e-Courses to professionals. She focuses on cooking, health, nutrition, and obesity prevention.    

AmeriCorps Vista

Growing Hope is currently recruiting applicants for a VISTA position for a 12-month terms of service, to begin in February 11th, 2014 and to run through February 14th, 2015.  See below for details, but please note application deadline is December 13th, 2013.  However, prospective members who are willing to commit to a two-year term of service will be given some preference.

Food System Fellowships

Allegheny Mountain School is looking for seven to nine inspiring individuals

to participate in our 18 month fully-funded fellowship program.   Allegheny

Mountain School (AMS) was founded in 2011 as a not-for-profit experiential fellowship program designed to serve communities in developing a more secure food system.  The fiscal agent for AMS is The Highland Center (THC), a non- profit organization located in Monterey, Virginia.


Healthy Cooking Instructors

The Hudson Valley Hospital Center is looking for experienced chefs and dieticians to contribute to healthy cooking programs in the new teaching and demonstration kitchen. Located in Westchester County, HVHC is committed to promoting local & healthy eating as a path to better nutrition and a more robust lifestyle. The teaching kitchen will host a variety of cooking classes for patients and the community. HVHC is recruiting instructors to help develop and/or teach classes.

Senior Nutrition Policy Manager

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is a non-profit health- advocacy group based in Washington, D.C., that focuses on improving nutrition, food safety, and public health.  CSPI publishes Nutrition Action Healthletter, the nation’s largest circulation nutrition newsletter.  CSPI provides valuable, objective information to the public; represents citizens’ interests before legislative, regulatory, and judicial bodies; and ensures that advances in science are used for the public good.  CSPI is supported largely by the