McLaughlin Grows Urban Farm is announcing it has two internship positions available in the coming year.
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A brief description of the farm site internship:
Farm work will be done under the direction of the Farm Manager. Workdays may involve traveling to multiple sites and repetitive tasks. An ideal candidate will come to work well-prepared, and be interested in actively engaging with our team, farm sites, and greater city around us. We are looking for farm interns that will aid in all aspects of everyday farm field operation, including: hoop house work, planting and' transplanting, weeding, harvesting, watering, preparing for markets, CSA distribution, attending the city farmer’s market, pest control, mulch and compost application, and a variety of other tasks as the season progresses. We are excited by the prospect of working with someone who has interest in shaping the long term direction of our farm.
For more information about the farm site internship, and to learn how to apply, click here.
A brief description of farm education coordinator internship:
We are looking for interns that will aid in all aspects of the farm’s educational programs. McLaughlin Grows Urban Farm partners with Muskegon Public Schools on various programs intended to expose youth of all ages to gardening skills. The farm also hosts special needs students from Pioneer Resources’ “Food for Thoughts” program. During the summer, youth groups of all ages and from multiple organizations will attend the farm during their individual programs. Assistance with these opportunities will be a part of the intern’s responsibilities, as well as assisting the farm education coordinator in the office and at education sites as needed. Additional duties may include assisting with the Muskegon Farmer’s Market and CSA program on the farm, as needed. We are excited by the prospect of working with someone who has interest in shaping the long term direction of our farm.
For more information about the farm education coordinator internship, and to learn how to apply, click here.