Are you looking to deepen your connection to the Worcester community, gain experience in youth work, and be a part of our local food justice movement? The Regional Environmental Council’s YouthGROW Program is seeking to fill 4 internship positions to work with youth participants (ages 14-18) as part of the YouthGROW Summer Program, which is held on 2 youth-led urban farms on Oread Street in Main South and Grant Square Park in Bell Hill, Worcester. Internships are unpaid but can be completed for academic credit. Activities during the summer program are based around sustainable agriculture, environmental and social justice, and youth activism.
Spring Prep: 8 weeks, 7 hours/week (flexible times)
Summer Program: 7 weeks, 25 hours/week Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays (July, August)
August Follow-up: 1 week in late August (4hours, flexible)
Skills/What we’re looking for:
Send resume and cover letter by fax or email by April 1st. If applying by email, include “Youth Mentor Internship” in the subject line. The Regional Environmental Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates. People of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
ATTN: Youth Mentor