Creating Urban Agriculture Opportunities for Youth in the Waterloo Region Farm Site Address: 66 Hickory Street, Waterloo, ON Office Address: African Community Wellness Initiative, C/o KW Counselling Services, 480 Charles Street East, Kitchener, Ontario. N2G 4K5 Email: email@example.com Website: www.youngcitygrowers.org
______________________________________________________________________________________________________ YCG – ADVANCED INTERNSHIP ROGRAM 2014 POSITION: YCG INTERN CONTRACT: 100 VOLUNTEER HOURS & 200 PAID HOURS ($11.00/hr) PERIOD: APRIL 14, 2014 TO NOVEMBER 16, 2014 PROGRAM: YOUNG CITY GROWERS – YOUTH INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION Young City Growers is seeking to fill four advanced intern positions through the Young City Growers – Youth Internship Program in partnership with KW Habilitation. Young City Growers interns accepted into the program will be expected to complete 200 paid and 100 volunteer hours during 2014 growing season. YCG Interns will be expected to complete at least 25 of their 100 volunteer hours before qualifying for their paid hours. Volunteer hours will involve attending team meetings and training workshops, planting and harvesting, and engaging in other community building and food advocacy opportunities that become available through the internship year. Paid internship hours will involve working alongside the YCG leadership team to create, run and maintain a new therapeutic urban market garden space in Waterloo in that will provide programming and interactive opportunities to KW Habilitation clients. The internship will also involve gardening alongside and providing support to participating members of the KW Hab community with developmental disabilities. The Young City Growers – Youth Internship Program is developed to engage youth in an opportunity to develop skills in entrepreneurship, sustainable agriculture, community advocacy, public speaking and career development. Applicants considered for the Young City Growers – Advanced Internship Program need to be between 18 and 30 years of age or have graduated from the 2013 YCG Youth Internship Program and will need to demonstrate interest/volunteer or work experience in social environmental and/or food justice issues. HOW TO APPLY: To apply please provide a cover letter that describes your interest /experience in urban agriculture and also gives some background information about yourself. Also provide an updated resume and 2 references. Applications can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.