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.
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
Lead educational activities and discussions during the program
Participate in training sessions for the month of May
Participate in weekly planning meetings throughout duration of program
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