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Posted: 07/07/2015

Urban Roots
Farm to School Program

Farm Educator
Internship Opportunity
Reno, NV

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.


·      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

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