Truck Farm Intern
DC CENTRAL KITCHEN - Washington, DC

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DC Central Kitchen is seeking a responsible, passionate and experienced individual with an understanding of urban agriculture and growing in a variety of urban environments. This person should possess excellent educational skills, demonstrated experience with garden and nutrition-based education and experience with volunteer management.

Requirements
  • Plant, cultivate and harvest vegetables and herbs within DCCK’s mobile truck farm;
  • Conduct interactive nutrition education presentation to youth at various sites in DC including schools located in wards 5, 7 and 8;
  • Review and enhance current Truck Farm curriculum and interactive activities;
  • Participate in additional DCCK and community events including Healthy Corner store grand openings and community health fairs;
  • Interest in local food systems, advocacy, and gardening
  • Experience with youth education and lesson planning
  • Previous experience in education, agriculture, environmental studies, health and nutrition, or related fields
  • Familiarity with community gardens or urban agriculture
  • Strong people and leadership skills
Qualifications Needed:
  • GED or higher
  • Driver’s license and familiarity with city driving and operation of a small pick-up truck
  • Interest in local food systems, advocacy, and gardening
  • Experience with youth education and lesson planning
  • Previous experience in education, agriculture, environmental studies, health and nutrition, or related fields
  • Familiarity with community gardens or urban agriculture
  • Strong people and leadership skills

Additional Qualifications:
  • Flexibility is a plus!

Travel Stipend available

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