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.  



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

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[...]
3:00 pm Holiday Market @ Robert C. Barnes St. MarketPlace Hall
Holiday Market @ Robert C. Barnes St. MarketPlace Hall
Dec 17 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Holiday Market @ Robert C. Barnes St. MarketPlace Hall
#shoplocal this Holiday season! Join us at the indoor market on December 17th to stock up on local foods and gifts (local food makes great gifts!) This will be the last market until January 14th,[...]
3:00 pm Clothing Swap @ Robert C. Barnes St. MarketPlace Hall
Clothing Swap @ Robert C. Barnes St. MarketPlace Hall
Jan 14 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Clothing Swap @ Robert C. Barnes St. MarketPlace Hall
Free Clothing swap at the indoor farmers market! Start the new year by cleaning out your closet and picking up a new look. Bring what you can and take what you need. Leftover clothing will[...]

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