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Charleston- Green Heart Project VISTA Summer Associate
 
 
 
The Green Heart Project is seeking VISTA Summer Associates to serve as leaders for our 2022 Youth Internship Program (YIP), to take place at the Urban Farm at Enston Home in downtown Charleston. Over the course of this summer (June 6 - August 12, 2022), our Summer Associates will guide and manage a crew of (5 - 8) high school-aged young people, as they develop their career preparedness, healthy living, and citizenship skills. Some of the tasks and activities that our YIP Crews will participate in include: managing and maintaining an urban farm and market stand, engaging in educational workshops and field trips, and learning to work with a diverse team of community members. The Summer Associates must be able to build trust, foster engagement, and gain the respect of their high school-aged Crew Members. They will also develop teaching, leadership. and guidance skills of their own throughout the internship, alongside diverse hands-on learning experiences.
 
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Member Duties : Summer Associates will be responsible for: Guiding Crew Members through their daily farm duties which include: growing, harvesting, and processing fruit and vegetable crops. Assisting in teaching crew members via daily educational sessions, workshops and community site visits. supporting their crew members as they price and sell the produce they have grown to market at our onsite farm stand. As our Crew Members grow positive relationships with the Earth, their community, and their food, our Summer Associates are there to help guide them. With this support, our interns will learn to be active stewards of their community and environment, creating positive change through growing, eating, and celebrating food. Please reach out to Kenai McFadden at kenai@greenheartsc.org / 803.542.5599 if you are interested in serving with Green Heart's Summer Youth Internship Program!
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance . 
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
None
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Environment ,  General Skills ,  Youth Development ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Education . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Charleston- Green Heart Project VISTA Summer Associate

Program Start/End Date
05/31/2022  -   08/08/2022

Work Schedule Summer

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations SOUTH CAROLINA  

Accepting Applications
From  04/07/2022  To  05/31/2022 

Contact Kenai McFadden
759 King St
Charleston   SC   29403
803-542-5599
kenai@greenheartsc.org
www.greenheartsc.org

Listing ID 111330


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