The GrowHaus is housed in an historic 20,000 square-foot greenhouse that is in a dynamic state of renovation and upgrades. As a result, there are many The GrowHaus Facilities intern is expected to assist with ongoing renovations to the building, as well as performing general maintenance and repair tasks. Depending on the intern’s experience, duties may include moving and organizing materials, light carpentry, electrical, plumbing, landscaping, and routine cleaning tasks. The facilities intern may also work with the Service Learning Coordinator to prepare and oversee volunteer activities during service learning workshops.
Assist with light construction and renovation projects such as assembling raised beds, sealing concrete, hanging drywall, etc.
Perform errands to materials suppliers
Assist with selling or giving away unneeded materials
Assist with troubleshooting and repair of mechanical systems
Ensure that tools and materials are labeled, organized and accessible
Update standard operating procedures for building maintenance and ensure that GrowHaus staff and volunteers are keeping up with regular cleaning tasks
Collaborate with Service Learning Coordinator to plan and execute volunteer tasks for service learning groups
4-8 month commitment
Skills and Requirements:
Ability to safely and effectively manage volunteer activities with groups of various ages and backgrounds
Willingness to perform physically demanding labor in adverse conditions
Basic knowledge and previous experience with plumbing, electrical, and/or carpentry is preferred
Valid drivers’ license and access a van or pickup for transporting materials is preferred
- Ability to perform repetitive and manual tasks with a positive attitude and high accuracy
To apply for this internship at The GrowHaus, please complete this form.