Educational & Therapeutical Urban Farming Internship

Sprout by Design - New York, NY

Part-time | Internship

This is a work-experience/college credit internship and is unpaid. Please send a cover letter letting us know a little bit about you, as well as how many full weekdays you are available. Also, please include your possible start and end date.

What We Do

We design and build Outdoor Educational Wonderlands for schools, community centers, youth detention centers, special needs organizations, elder care and group residences. Wonderlands include gardens, greenhouses, chicken coops, composting systems, and so much more.

Beyond Structures

A traditional build company will leave you with only a structure. To maximize impact, we customize thoughtful programs that pair our structures with open garden hours, professional development for teachers, staff training, lesson plans, garden plans, workshops, and maintenance.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assist in urban farming with youth and adults in all 5 boroughs.
  • Learn to maintain gardens (hydroponics, aquaponics, soil), chicken coops, worm compost bins, and other urban farming systems

Qualifications and Skills

We are looking for people who have a big heart and love to:

  • Problem solve
  • Think outside the box
  • Use tools
  • Design
  • Build
  • Educate
  • Grow
  • Help Make A Difference

We are looking for you if you are:

  • Punctual
  • Polite
  • Dedicated
  • Driven
  • Self Starter
  • Environmentally conscious
  • Good with people of all ages, colors, genders, religions, sexual orientations and abilities

Required Documents: Cover letter

Job Types: Part-time, Internship

Working Days:

  • Monday (Preferred)
  • Tuesday (Preferred)
  • Wednesday (Preferred)
  • Thursday (Preferred)
  • Friday (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Working days:

  • Tuesday
  • Monday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday

Schedule:

  • No weekends