Urban Farming Internship

Our Urban Farming Internship Program provides part-time employment to 14 young adults, training them in agriculture, horticulture, culinary arts, public health and life skills. Additionally, they gain experience in customer service, job readiness and leadership, as they work as a team to manage our Decatur Urban Farm and plots at City Sprouts South. You can support our interns by visiting our on-site Market Stand every Saturday!

Gain Job Experience 

Learn from professionals in culinary, agriculture, education and life skills.

Work

outside

Learn to grow fresh fruits and vegetables, manage a garden and work with a team!

Earn over $2,000

at $10/hour, Saturdays in May & August; Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays in June/July.

Intern Qualifications

  • Must be 15–20 years old

  • Eligible for Free and Reduced Meals

  • Interest in: Agriculture, Horticulture, Nutrition,
    Culinary Arts or Education

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist with regular crop maintenance including planting, watering, weeding and harvesting at the Decatur Urban Farm or City Sprouts South garden.

  • Marketing of produce.

  • Promote City Sprouts to the community thorough site visits, school visits, presentations and events.

  • Work in a variety of weather conditions.

  • Work with diverse groups or individuals in indoor and outdoor settings.

  • Cook, serve meals and clean up for team and guests.

  • Clean inside and outside of the City Sprouts Education Center.

 

Internship schedule

  • May 6 through June 3
    Saturdays, 9 A.M. – 2 P.M. (school is in session)

  • June 5 through August 5
    Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 9 A.M. – 2 P.M.

  • August 12 – 26
    Saturdays, 9 A.M. – 2 P.M. (school is in session) 

  • Sunday, August 20 — City Sprouts Annual Gala
    10 A.M. – 5 P.M. - Attendance required! 

 

To Apply

 

Download and complete the

1.

Schedule an interview on Saturday, April 15, at the campus you are applying to

2.

City Sprouts North
City Sprouts South

with Roxanne Williams Draper, Executive Director of City Sprouts, at the City Sprouts Education Center (4002 Seward Street) 

between 9 A.M. and 4 P.M.

with Alex O'Hanlon, City Sprouts South Garden Manager, at the Latino Center of the Midlands (4821 S 24th Street)

between 10 A.M. and 12 P.M.

Interviews on Saturday, April 15, are full. To schedule an interview another day, contact Roxanne at 402-296-9616 or director@omahasprouts.org 

no later than April 14.

OR contact Alex at 916-529-8577
or gardensouth@omahasprouts.org.

Sustaining Community Through Gardening
Since 1995

Call us:

402-504-1910

Visit us: 

4002 Seward St., Omaha, Nebraska 68111