Urban farming internship

The City Sprouts Summer Urban Farming Internship provides part-time employment to 16 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 Farm Stand at the Gifford Park Neighborhood Market every Friday evening between June and September and by attending our annual fundraising gala.

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Qualifications

  • Must be between 15 and 21 years of age

  • Eligible for Free and Reduced Meals

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

  • Reliable means of transportation (can include public transportation)

  • Able to lift up to 35 lbs

  • Able to work in a variety of weather conditions

  • Able to work Saturdays in May and August and some Friday evenings

Work Schedule

June 1st - August 1st 

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays

9am - 3:30pm

August 8th - 29th 

Saturdays, 9am - 2pm

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist with regular crop maintenance including planting, watering, weeding, harvesting

  • Sell produce at the farm stand

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

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

  • Clean inside and outside of the Education Center

Campus Locations

City Sprouts North

4002 Seward St.

 

City Sprouts South

1815 N St.

Pay

$10.00/hour

We will be taking applications through the end of April. Interviews will start mid-May.

Learn more about our 2019 interns in our annual Season Reflections pamphlet. 

Back row:

Alauna, Jaun, Mia, Cris, Keegan, Cassie, Jean

Middle Row:

Alex, Suzana, Lar, Eh Doh Pah, Jailaiyah, Neh,

Front Row:

Nye, Pah, Jess

covid 19 update

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, we are pushing back our internship start date to the beginning of June and keeping applications open through the end of April. If you have applied and are waiting for an interview, we will be reaching out with updates on those around the beginning of May. Meanwhile, if you have any questions please email Aaron, our farm manager. We hope everyone is staying well.

Earn

over $2,000

At $10/hour working

5 hrs weekly in May & August;
and 20 hrs weekly in June & July

Gain Job

Experience

Learn from professionals about culinary, agriculture, education and life skills

Work

outside

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

 
 
 
 

become an intern

internship details

2019 interns

Sustaining Community Through Gardening
Since 1995

Call us:

402-504-1910

Visit us: 

4002 Seward St., Omaha, Nebraska 68111