Hiring 2 Summer Youth Program Team Leaders!
Common Good City Farm seeks two well-rounded individuals with youth development backgrounds to help lead our fifth annual SYP. The SYP Team Leaders are responsible for implementing all aspects of the 6-week Summer Youth Program under the direction of the Executive Director and with the support of the Farm Manager. This position requires dedication and skill in connecting with youth from diverse backgrounds, creativity, flexibility and commitment to the mission of CGCF. The position is 30 hours/week for 7 weeks.
CGCF’s Summer Youth Program (SYP) recruits Washington, DC teenagers for a rigorous summer job program blending academic enrichment, work readiness training, and civic involvement. Once enrolled in SYP, 12 teenagers will learn about sustainable food systems, responsible agriculture, healthy eating, public speaking, the rewards of community service and collaborating in a diverse team while working on our farm and earning stipends
For more information and instructions to apply see the full posting here: http://commongoodcityfarm.org/node/351
Seeking Youth Education Volunteers!
Are you interested in teaching children about farming, environmental science, and the farm-to-table cycle through a hands-on gardening experience?
Join us to share the joy of growing food with local youth. As a volunteer Youth Educator, you will be able to work with children in our Learning for Environment, Agriculture, and Food (LEAF) after school program and/or our Field Trip program.
LEAF, our after school youth program, will be taking place on Thursdays, and Sundays from 4:30-5:30pm until the end of October. If you like to engage youth with fun garden-themed lessons and crafts, and harvest & taste fruits and veggies, become a LEAF volunteer once a week!
Farm Field Trips will take place on Wednesday and Thursday mornings. Commit to one morning a week and work alongside youth as they plant, harvest, weed, compost, and do many other essential farm tasks. Spring field trips run from April- early June.
Common Good City Farm
V Street between 2nd & 4th Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20001
mailing address: PO Box 26030 Washington, DC 20001