Southside Community Land Trust is offering 6-week summer jobs based at urban farms in Providence and Pawtucket, from July 5 to August 15.
As SCLT youth staff, you will work together to help build a community food system where food is affordable, healthy, and culturally appealing. You will also:
- learn how to grow delicious, healthy food
- learn about sustainable growing practices, environmental resilience and land stewardship
- learn about nutrition and cooking, and make healthy lunches for the program
- work towards/earn certification in food and workplace safety (ServSafe and OSHA 10)
Providence activities will be based at Somerset Hayward Youth Enterprise Farm in South Providence. The Pawtucket program will be based at Galego Community Farm in Pawtucket.
Youth staff will be selected based on their interest in positively impacting their communities and willingness to engage in hands-on farming, cooking and food access tasks.
Applications are available here.
The deadline for applying is 5 p.m. on Tues., June 13.