Common Good City Farm offers a six week long paid Summer Youth Program for youth ages 16-17. Youth who complete the summer program are eligible to apply for a 6 week paid Fall and Spring Internship.
Summer Youth Program
During Common Good City Farm's Summer Youth Program, the youth farm on urban land, build raised garden beds, and prepare community lunches for neighbors, youth, and staff to come together to share the harvest. Youth also participate in workshops every week on issues of diversity awareness, hunger and homelessness, sustainable agriculture, and personal reflection. Click HERE for highlights from our 2014 Summer Youth Program.
To apply for the Summer Youth Program, youth must complete a pre-application for Common Good City Farm AND apply for the Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program.
To download the pre-application click HERE
For more info on the Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program click HERE
Fall and Spring Internship
This fall, our youth interns will be leading volunteer work groups on the farm, conducting special farm enhancement projects, and conducting educational workshops with partner Senior Wellness Centers. Highlights from the 2014 Spring Internship can be found here!.