JOBS & INTERNSHIPS

Paid Positions

We currently have no open positions at this time. Please continue to check our website for employment opportunities. 

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 descriptions)  

Farmers Market Internships 

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. 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.

Farm & Gardens Internships

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

Urban Farming Internship 
          Fall:  August-October, 2019

Development & Marketing Internships 

Growing Hope Social Media Intern
        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
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[...]
Nov
18
Mon
6:00 pm Building Blocks for the Local Fo... @ Robert C. Barnes Sr. MarketPlace Hall
Building Blocks for the Local Fo... @ Robert C. Barnes Sr. MarketPlace Hall
Nov 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Building Blocks for the Local Food Entrepreneur: Market Gardening 101 @ Robert C. Barnes Sr. MarketPlace Hall
Growing Hope runs free Building Blocks for the Local Food Entrepreneur workshops focused on finances, licensing, marketing, food safety, and other skills that allow startup businesses or farmers market vendors to grow their businesses. Market[...]
Nov
19
Tue
3:00 pm Dried Flower Wreaths with We Ado... @ Robert C. Barnes Sr. MarketPlace Hall
Dried Flower Wreaths with We Ado... @ Robert C. Barnes Sr. MarketPlace Hall
Nov 19 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Dried Flower Wreaths with We Adore Flowers @ Robert C. Barnes Sr. MarketPlace Hall
Keep a little bit of summer’s color with you through the winter. The talented team from We Adore Flowers will have all of the materials you need to make a dried flower wreath. They will[...]

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