Garden Project Assistant (Internship) in Buffalo, NY


FeedMore WNY Posted: 2021-04-21

Buffalo, NY 14206

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FeedMore WNY has the following opening available.

Description
The Garden Project Assistant position is a temporary, unpaid internship scheduled from approximately May / June 2021 to September 2021. The hours worked and weekly schedule may vary week to week depending on program needs; flexibility is required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work alongside the JSY Field Nutritionist, volunteers and garden participants to plant, harvest and care for fruits, vegetables and herbs.
Prepare and weigh produce for distribution.
Assist in presenting garden and nutrition education workshops and demonstrations.
Assist with the implementation of a free CSA program.
Lead and assist volunteer groups in gardening tasks.
Assist with FeedMore WNY Farm Market operations. The Farm Market is a mobile market that sells fresh, healthy, and affordable foods in low-income communities throughout FeedMore WNY’s service area.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Must be 18 years or older, possess a valid driver’s license and have access to an automobile.
High school graduate or equivalent required.
Must possess basic computer skills.
Must be dependable, reliable and prompt.
Must be available to work weekends.
Must have the ability to work independently with volunteer groups and garden participants with minimal supervision.
Must be comfortable working with small groups of adults and children.
Must be capable of working outside, doing physical labor and lifting at least 35 pounds.

To apply send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:
Human Resources Department
100 James E. Casey Dr.
Buffalo, NY 14206
Or apply on our website with the link below.

FeedMoreWNY is an Equal Opportunity employer: M/F/D/V/SO

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