Overview

Internship Dates: May 18th – November 12th, 2021

Internship Description:
The Youth Garden Project (YGP) is a non-profit organization located in the breathtaking red rock scenery of Moab, UT. Our mission is to cultivate healthy children, families, and community through educational programs and the profound act of connecting people with food from seed to table. We are looking for individuals interested in working as an educator in a hands-on, outdoor setting within a variety of educational programs. In the summer, four interns facilitate our nine-week Summer Camp designing and implementing the activity plans for camps. During the fall, we lead two After-School Clubs, teach 90-minute Garden Classroom Field Trips, and provide a Fall Break Camp – all of which will be taught primarily by two instructors with aid from the Youth Programs Director.

Tagged as: Camp Counselors, Teaching/Education

Preferred Skills:

Desired Skills: applicants must be 21 or older.
• Responsible and reliable
• Works well independently and in a team setting
• Demonstrates a strong work ethic, while also maintaining enthusiasm
• Interest in experiential education
• Problem solver who is flexible and able to improvise
• Has an open mind and willingness to be involved with YGP beyond its youth programs working either hands-on in the garden or at special events.

About The Youth Garden Project

The Youth Garden Project (YGP) is a non-profit organization located in the breathtaking red rock scenery of Moab, UT with the mission of cultivating healthy children, families, and community through educational programs and the profound act of connecting people with food from seed to table.

Application Instructions

Please e-mail a brief cover letter and an attached resume with three professional references to [email protected] Compensation: •Each intern will receive a stipend of $500/month. First and last month’s stipend will be pro-rated based on days worked. Interns are allotted 3 days of paid vacation. •YGP will provide free in-town housing which includes a washer/dryer, furniture, beds, and kitchen utensils. •The intern household will receive a weekly CSA share and farm fresh eggs