Youth Farm Intern

You can find the position description (in printable format) here: Youth Farm Intern.

Pay:​ $11 per hour

Period:

Tentative program dates as follows: June 14-17 - Cora’s Kids 1, June 28-July 1 - Cora’s Kids 2, July 12-29 - Garden Warriors 1, August 9-26- Garden Warriors 2

**Plus additional trainings, meetings or events outside of dates listed above**

Reports to: Farm Manager, Distribution & Operations Supervisor, and Market Team Leader

The Youth Farm Intern will assist the farm and program staff in the day to day operations of our summer youth programs. 

Qualifications

  • Communication skills
  • Ability to take initiative and get things done independently
  • Ability to adapt and keep up in a fast paced intergenerational work environment
  • Ability to delegate, lead by example and get youth to help 
  • Must have completed at least one session of the Dream of Wild Health Garden Warriors program and be between the ages of 16 and 20 during our summer programs.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Communicate regularly with Farm Leadership Team, Community Programs Coordinator and other DWH staff
  • Maintain the plants daily during the entire growing season
  • Build relationships with the youth
  • Keep an eye on everyone, make sure everyone is comfortable and engaged
  • Adhere to and enforce the DWH Healthy Food Policy and Good Relative Policy when at the farm
  • (Pending COVID restrictions) Assist with Garden Warriors Session 1 & 2 Feast Day preparations
  • Attend at least one program staff meeting on Fridays during summer programs
  • Follow all Safety Policies & Procedures
  • Assist with other program and farm duties as needed

To Apply:

Please send a resume and two paragraph cover letter via email to jessika@dreamofwildhealth.org or mail to Dream of Wild Health ℅ Jessika Greendeer 1308 E. Franklin Ave. Suite 203 Minneapolis MN 55404. 

Your resume should list past job experiences, extra curriculars, and include 1-2 references. Your cover letter should include why you want to be a program intern and how your resume experiences make you a good fit for the position.