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Posted: 07/07/2015

Employer
Urban Roots
Farm to School Program


Position
Farm Educator
Type
Internship Opportunity
Location
Reno, NV
Uni
Details
$12,600-15,000
 

Urban Roots FarmCorps program seeks to use gardens as outdoor classrooms to improve students interest in school and healthy foods.

 AmeriCorps members will use hands-on, standards-based STEM and nutrition education to improve academic engagement, install and maintain school gardens, and provide workshops and outreach to promote sustainable agriculture and environmentally-conscious techniques in Washoe County Schools and Walker River Paiute and Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribal lands.

Qualifications

·      Successful completion of a background check, camp training, severe allergy training, and CPR/First Aid Training;

·      Must be over 17 years of age;

·      Must be a US citizen that has received a high school diploma or GED;

·      All applicants must be available for the entirety of the summer work period;

·      Experience and/or strong interest in environmental education and sustainable agriculture;

·      Coursework in environmental education or a related field;

·      Willingness to complete labor-intensive farm work;

·      Willingness to work closely with a small team;

·      Strong communication and interpersonal skills;

 

·      Able to lift and carry 50lbs and lead activities in all weather conditions.

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
To Apply Send a cover letter and resume to MJ Pickett at mj@urgc.org. Deadline for applications is August 7, 2015. For more information email/call MJ at 775.636.5105.
MJ Pickett
Phone: 7756365105
ADDRESS

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