JOBS & INTERNSHIPS

Paid Positions

Growing Hope offers a dynamic, hardworking, and fun work environment for all employees. If you’re interested in working with us, please review our open positions.

Youth and Schools Manager

We are currently hiring for a full-time Youth and Schools Manager. This position will begin in September, 2019. Applications due August 1st. Please review the job posting for more information on the position and how to apply.

Growing Hope encourages people of color and individuals who possess an in-depth understanding of poverty or economic hardship to apply. We welcome a diverse pool of applicants and make employment decisions on the basis of merit. We do not discriminate potential employees based on race, creed, age, physical ability,  national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or marital status. Accommodations will be made so that the application process and position is made accessible for qualified applicants.  

 

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 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.

Internships listed below are still available (please ignore apply by dates in detailed descriptions)  

 

Farmers Market Internships 

Mobile Farm Stand Intern
     Summer Term: July-September, 2019

Farmers Market Food Assistance Internship

Fall Term: August-October, 2019.
Indoor Market continues until December 17, 2019. Preference given to someone who can stay on until December. *Intern applicants who can also serve for the Fall Term will be given priority. We understand school schedules and school internship requirements may differ from the market season. Minimum commitment requirement is 10 hours per week for 12 weeks.

Youth & Schools Internships

Teen Leadership Program Internship
     Spring/Summer Term: 
May-August, 2019

Farm & Gardens Internships

Growing Flowers for Earned Revenue Internship 
     Summer Term:  July-September, 2019

Urban Farming Internship 
     Summer:  June-August, 2019 
     Fall:  August-October, 2019

Development & Marketing Internships 

Growing Hope Social Media Intern
     Summer Term: May-August, 2019
     Fall Term:  August-October, 2019

If you have reviewed the description and are interested in being considered for a position, please send a statement of interest/background to [email protected].

Upcoming Events

May
4
Sat
9:00 am Ypsilanti Farmers Markets Saturd... @ Depot Town Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti Farmers Markets Saturd... @ Depot Town Ypsilanti
May 4 @ 9:00 am – Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm
Ypsilanti Farmers Markets Saturday Market @ Depot Town Ypsilanti
Growing Hope operates two farmers markets in Ypsilanti: The Ypsilanti Farmers Market- Depot Town on Saturdays from 9-1 adjacent the Ypsilanti Freighthouse at 100 Rice St. and the Ypsilanti Farmers Market- Downtown on Tuesdays from[...]
May
7
Tue
3:00 pm Ypsilanti Farmers Markets Tuesda... @ Ypsilanti Farmers MarketPlace
Ypsilanti Farmers Markets Tuesda... @ Ypsilanti Farmers MarketPlace
May 7 @ 3:00 pm – Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm
Ypsilanti Farmers Markets Tuesday Market @ Ypsilanti Farmers MarketPlace
Growing Hope operates two farmers markets in Ypsilanti: The Ypsilanti Farmers Market- Downtown on Tuesdays from 3-7 at the Ypsilanti Farmers MarketPlace 16 S. Washington and the Ypsilanti Farmers Market- Depot Town on Saturdays from[...]
Sep
15
Sun
5:00 pm Chefs in the Garden 1 of 3 @ Growing Hope Urban Farm
Chefs in the Garden 1 of 3 @ Growing Hope Urban Farm
Sep 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chefs in the Garden 1 of 3 @ Growing Hope Urban Farm
Come experience the magic of our urban farm while enjoying a meal specially prepared for you on site by a guest chef. This three part dinner series features well known local culinary talent and benefits[...]

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