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 various farm sites around Omaha.

 

You can support our interns by visiting our Farm Stands between June and September and by attending our annual Gala.

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Qualifications

  • Must be between 15 and 21 years of age

  • Eligible for Free and Reduced Meals

  • Have an interest in farming, gardening, plants, cooking, nutrition, being outdoors, and/or youth 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

May & August

Saturdays, 9am - 2pm

June & July

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays

9am - 3:30pm

Job Responsibilities

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

  • Sell produce at the farm stand

  • Promote City Sprouts to the community through 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

Our 2020 internship application is now closed. If you are interested in receiving updates on the 2021 internship, please fill out your information in the form to the right. 

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Team A:
Decatur
Urban Farm

 

team lead

Jasmine Marr

Interns

Hser

Taeh

Jean

Justine

Mae Paw

James

Team B:
City SProuts South
& Habitat for Humanity

 

team lead

Mia Webb

interns

Carmina

Maira

Ella

Cassie

Team C:
Cooper Farm
& Sky Ranch

 

team lead

Laura Simpson

Interns

Jay

Alex

KJ

Taeh

Sye

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 work skills

Work

outside

Learn to grow fresh fruits and vegetables, manage an urban farm, and work with a team

 
 
 
 

become an intern

internship details

2020 interns

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Sustaining Community Through Gardening
Since 1995

Call us:

402-504-1910

Visit us: 

4002 Seward St., Omaha, Nebraska 68111