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21 Aug 2018

Internship ‘Grow To Share’ Fall Intern

High Country Conservation Center – Posted by highcountry Frisco, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Grow to Share – Program Overview and Internship Description

Objective: To provide healthy, fresh produce to Summit County residents in need and to provide
education to participants on the benefits of local, fresh, and healthy foods.

Partners: High Country Conservation Center, Summit County, W.I.C, FIRC, & Summit County School District

HC3 oversees the Summit CSA, The Grow to Share Program and six community gardens in Summit County including the Dillon Valley Elementary Geodesic Dome, the exclusive grow to share garden and classroom.

Internship Description:
The Grow to Share Intern will oversee the coordination of growing and harvesting the produce from the community gardens and delivering it to the FIRC and WIC food banks. The intern will work with program
partners, Summit County WIC, FIRC, and their interns/volunteers to deliver educational workshops and
opportunities for their clients.

The intern will be responsible for:
-securing growing space
-organizing the planting of surplus garden plots
-coordinating volunteers
-maintaining food drop off sites
-delivering food
-preparing donations
-tracking food donated
-communicating with program partners
-delivering a project report with recommendations for growth of the program

The internship will require 90 hours and will run from approximately September 1 – December 15, 2018. The intern will receive credit upon satisfactory completion of hours and projects to be used at
an educational institution of his/her choosing for tuition purposes.

The internship will require a memorandum of understanding between the High Country Conservation Center and the intern to ensure transparency in expectations. For more information, please contact Hallie Jaeger at 970-668-5703 or email hallie@highcountryconservation.org.
Hallie Jaeger
Community Programs Coordinator
High Country Conservation Center
970-668-5703 x 102
HighCountryConservation.org
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Job Categories: Sustainability. Job Types: Internship. Job Tags: BASS. Salaries: Stipend.

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