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Jobs & Internships

Growing Hope largely depends on the helpful hand provided by volunteers, but we also have paid positions and internships. When hiring for paid positions, we give preference to people we know who’ve volunteered for us. Start Volunteering Today.

Paid Positions

Applications for paid positions at Growing Hope are generally considered on a rolling basis, but please check individual postings for deadlines or different instructions.

Youth and Schools Manager 2017 The Youth and Schools Manager is a full-time position that oversees all youth programs at Growing Hope. This position includes managing and coordinating youth areas of work that emphasizes gardening and healthy eating in a school and community environment. Position posted May 9th, 2017, position opened until filled. Ideal start date late May. Please see position posting for more details. 

Michigan Works Positions Are you a client at Michigan Works? Growing Hope can be a job site for temporary paid employment, up to full time, through Michigan Works. Please let your case worker at Michigan Works know that you’d like to be considered for a position with us. Apply today by contacting Growing Hope at apply@growinghope.net.

Internships & Volunteer Positions

Internships Growing Hope supports high school, college, and out-of-school individuals in unpaid internships throughout the year. We can work with you to meet internship requirements for your school when relevant. We require, in general, a minimum 12-week commitment, with a regular schedule working a minimum of 10 hours/week.  See below for specific descriptions and opportunities!  We are still seeking some interns who can work this summer, as well as beginning to line up interns for Spring/Summer 2017. All internships please make an inquiry at apply@growinghope.net.

Available Internships include:  

Board of Directors Our full board meetings six times/year with monthly committee meetings. The time commitment is roughly 6+ hours each month. We’re looking for board members ready to be good ambassadors and fundraisers for the organization, and who can help to oversee the governance and future of Growing Hope. We’re specifically in search of the following: you love events, you love fundraising, you’re an attorney, or you’re a graphic designer. If you are review the description and are interested in being considered for a position, please send a statement of interest/background and a resume to apply@growinghope.net.


May 24, 2017
  • Long-term Farm Volunteer Day
    May 24, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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May 25, 2017
May 27, 2017
  • Farmers Market Volunteering
    May 27, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Ypsilanti Farmers Market Depot Town, 400-698 Rice St, Ypsilanti, MI 48198, USA
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May 30, 2017
  • Data/Clerical/Cleaning Volunteer Day
    May 30, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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  • Farmers Market Volunteering
    May 30, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Ypsilanti Farmers MarketPlace, 16 S Washington St, Ypsilanti, MI 48197, USA
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