Seed2Seed Program Support Intern

Seed2Seed is The GrowHaus’ groundbreaking teen summer leadership program. Held three mornings a week for 8 weeks, Seed2Seed explores nutrition, food systems, urban agriculture, cross-cultural dialogue, entrepreneurship and community leadership through a mix of hands-on activities, group discussion, and investigative assignments. The participants in the program are split 50/50 between Elyria-Swansea and Globeville residents and residents from throughout the rest of Denver. The 2016 Seed2Seed Program Support Intern will work with the GrowHaus Education Program Coordinator and the other Seed2Seed Facilitators to plan and facilitate day to day programming. Seed2Seed takes place Mondays from 9:00am-12:00pm and Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00am-2:00pm from the second week of June to the first week of August. Interns must be available for at least two of the three program days each week.

Responsibilities:

Program Planning and Preparation

  • Assist with program planning and logistics coordination, including field trip transportation, guest speakers, purchase of materials, etc.

  • Prepare and organize materials necessary for each program day

  • Clean-up after program each day with student assistance

  • Assist with program evaluation

Facilitation

  • Lead educational activities and discussions during the program

Team Collaboration

  • Participate in training sessions for the month of May

  • Participate in weekly planning meetings throughout duration of program

Other Responsibilities

  • Assist with planning and facilitation of orientation and graduation events

  • Assist with the coordination of healthy snacks for classes

  • Support program facilitators as needed

Schedule: mid May to mid August (dates to be determined), option to begin sooner to help with the planning process; 15 hours per week, must be available Mondays from 9:00am-12:00pm and Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00am-2:00pm.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Interest in education and community work

  • Highly developed organization skills and attention to detail

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Comfortable with public speaking

  • Previous knowledge of nutrition, food systems, social justice, permaculture, and gardening

  • Previous experience working with youth, especially youth from disadvantaged communities

  • Applicants from diverse backgrounds encouraged

  • Bilingual in Spanish and English

Please apply here