Sprouting Leaders is a six-week summer job for youth ages 15 - 18, looking to improve their leadership skills and effect positive change in their communities through food justice, ecological gardening, and cooking.

Learn

  • The fundamentals of ecological urban agriculture and cooking from the garden;

  • How to improve their leadership skills;

  • How to plan and facilitate educational gardening and cooking workshops for their peers; and

  • How to advocate for equity in the food system

Desired Skill & Experience

  • An interest in gardening, social/environmental justice, food justice/sovereignty, and cooking

  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently

  • Prior leadership experience

  • Compassionate and energetic attitude

  • Willingness to learn, ask questions, and be creative 


 

SCHEDULE & COMPENSATION

Schedule is June 10th – July 17th; Monday – Thursday, 9am – 4pm.

No programing on July 4th

Saturday, June 22nd 11am – 4pm is also required. 

Participants must be San Francisco residents between the ages of 15-18. This is an hourly position, $16.00/hour.  


Apply

For application assistance or questions please contact, Ileana Mar at 915-497-4387 or ileana@urbansprouts.org.

APPLICATION DUE BY APRIL 15TH, 2019

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TIMELINE & DETAILS

  • Applications open until April 14th, 2019

  • Interviews will be scheduled between April 22nd - May 3rd

  • Youth notified of selection by May 10th

  • 5 open positions

  • Programming is held in the June Jordan School for Equity Community Farm & Kitchen in the Excelsior.