We welcome community members and visitors of all ages to get involved at the Youth Garden Project. Volunteers and Interns are crucial to our organization. Learn more about how you can be involved below.
Volunteer at YGP
Individuals and groups can volunteer at YGP in several ways.
Work on professional development while learning to teach youth and grow food!
Full Time Employment
Join our Team! Year round employment, benefits, and 401k opportunities.
Interested in lending a hand in growing food, kids and community? Individuals and groups can volunteer in several ways:
- Attend a Weed ‘n’ Feed
- Help harvest for the Farmers’ Market or our CSA program
- Complete community service hours
- Help with our educational programs
- Teach a workshop
- Spend a day working alongside a YGP gardener, and more!
To ensure that volunteers receive meaningful work it is important that you contact us to schedule a time and the way you’d like to help. Contact Kate at 435.259.2326 or via email.
Youth Garden Project Internships
Our Internships provide individuals with an abundance of learning opportunities in the areas of sustainable agriculture and outdoor education. Join us to learn, grow, and become a part of the YGP and Moab communities!
Youth Programs Instructor
Now Hiring for 2018 Spring & Summer Youth Programs Instructor Internships!
We are looking for an individual that is interested in working as an educator in a hands-on, outdoor setting within a variety of educational programs. In the spring, we have an After-School Program, Garden Classroom Field Trips, 8th grade Environmental Science Elective class that visits weekly, and a week-long Spring Break Camp—all of which will be taught primarily by two interns with aid from the Program Manager. During the summer, four interns facilitate our nine week Summer Camp designing and implementing the lesson plans for this program.View & Download Internship Description
6 Month Farm Internship
Now Hiring Spring/Summer 2018 Farm Internships!
Farm Interns will have the opportunity to learn organic gardening techniques and skills while working in a combined production and education garden. This 6-month Farm Internship runs March to mid-August and will include everything from starting seeds to preserving the mid-summer bounty!View & Download Internship Description
Full Season Farm Internship
Now Hiring for Full Season Farm Internship!
Experience an entire growing season at the Youth Garden Project with the 9-month Farm Internship! Farm interns have the opportunity to learn organic gardening techniques and skills while working in a combined production and education garden. The 9-month Internship allows individuals to participate in the entire growing season from the first seeds that go into the garden in the spring to harvesting the last tomato in the fall.View & Download Internship Description
Hear what past interns have to say about their time working at the Youth Garden Project.
Current Job Openings
There are no full-time job openings at this time.
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