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FARM EDUCATION INTERN - accepting applications
 
Join us in growing the next generation of scientists, sustainable farmers, environmentalists, and change-makers! The Farm Education Intern works under the direction of the Farm Education Coordinator to implement Farm-based education programs. Learn more about our programs at cityfarmslo.org/educate-youth.

Internship Benefits: 

  • Opportunity to take a leadership role in implementing youth educational programs 

  • Ongoing instruction and training provided by experienced City Farm Staff 

  • Opportunity to connect with our extensive network of partners in this space 

  • Flexible schedule and internship duration 

  • City Farm SLO is willing to supervise formal internships for course credits and may accommodate specific learning objectives or course requirements at your request 

  • City Farm SLO is happy to provide letters of recommendation or other support as you pursue employment 

  • Free organic produce 

Intern Responsibilities: 

  • Working under the direction of the Farm Education Coordinator, lead educational activities at City Farm SLO with youth groups

  • Take the lead in setting your schedule and actively communicate about your internship learning objectives, goals, and changes to schedule

  • Be a self-starter! Efficiently carry out tasks and contribute to our culture of passionate work ethic. 

  • Work independently and in groups. Communicate effectively with staff, volunteers, other interns, and youth enrolled in our educational programs. 

  • Be flexible in your willingness to take on different tasks. We all wear lots of hats at City Farm SLO, and you can too! You may have an opportunity to participate in farming activities, adult education, special projects, etc. 

  • Commit to a regular schedule. Changes and flexibility are always accommodated with notice. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Availability to be on-site on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2-3 PM during the Fall 

  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse groups, including youth. Strong communication and interpersonal skills. 

  • Interest in creating City Farm SLO communications content (social media/website/etc) based on your educational activities

  • Commitment to our organization’s mission 

Internship details: 

  • Schedule: 4 -10 hours a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays (flexible) 

  • Duration: Initial commitment of 3 months preferred - ongoing opportunities available 

  • *must be 18 or older 

Email info@cityfarmslo.org to apply. Please include your resume and a brief description of your experience, learning objectives, and preferred schedule/duration.  
 

REGENERATIVE FARMING INTERN - accepting applications

 

Are you passionate about sustainability, food systems, and regenerative farming? Join us! 

The Regenerative Farming Intern works on-site at City Farm SLO to support our mission of modeling sustainable agriculture. This person will work under the direction of our Farm Manager, alongside other Interns, Volunteers, Program Participants, and City Farm Staff. 

 

Internship Benefits: 

  • Hands-on opportunities to learn innovative agricultural practices including [composting, soil & bed preparation, seed starting, planting, pruning, harvesting, animal care, etc.] 

  • Opportunity to connect with our extensive network of partners in this space 

  • Flexible schedule and internship duration 

  • City Farm SLO is willing to supervise formal internships for course credits and may accommodate specific learning objectives or course requirements at your request 

  • City Farm SLO is happy to provide letters of recommendation or other support as you pursue employment 

  • Free organic produce 

 

Intern Responsibilities: 

  • Take the lead in setting your schedule and actively communicate about your internship learning objectives, goals, and changes to schedule

  • Be a self-starter! Working under the Farm Manager, efficiently carry out farming tasks and contribute to our culture of positive, passionate work ethic. 

  • Work independently and in groups. Communicate effectively with staff, volunteers, other interns, and youth enrolled in our educational programs. 

  • Be flexible in your willingness to take on different tasks. We all wear lots of hats at City Farm SLO, and you can too! You may have an opportunity to participate in educational programs, farmers’ markets, special projects, etc. 

  • Commit to a regular schedule. Changes and flexibility are always accommodated with notice. 

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Available to work on Tuesdays or Thursdays (or both!) 

  • Interest in creating City Farm SLO communications content (social media/website/etc) based on your regenerative farming activity 

  • Commitment to our organization’s mission 

 

Internship details: 

  • Schedule: 6 - 20 hours a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays (flexible) 

  • Duration: Initial commitment of 3 months preferred - ongoing opportunities available 

  • *must be 18 or older 

 

Email info@cityfarmslo.org to apply. Please include your resume and a brief description of your experience, learning objectives, and preferred schedule/duration. 

FARMERS' MARKET INTERN - accepting applications  

 

This is a FUN way to join our team….Lead our booth at the Tuesday Farmers’ Market at Farm Supply in SLO! 

 

Internship Benefits: 

  • Stipend available - percentage of market sales 

  • Ongoing instruction and training provided by experienced City Farm Staff 

  • Opportunity to connect with our extensive network of partners in this space 

  • City Farm SLO is willing to supervise formal internships for course credits and may accommodate specific learning objectives or course requirements at your request 

  • City Farm SLO is happy to provide letters of recommendation or other support as you pursue employment 

  • Free organic produce 

 

Intern Responsibilities: 

  • Working under the direction of the Executive Director and Farm Manager, manage all market tasks including: transportation, set up, sales, clean up, and sales tracking. 

  • Passionately communicate about City Farm SLO’s mission and programs to market customers. 

  • Communicate with Farm Manager about sales trends, opportunities to improve our processes, etc. 

  • Be a self-starter! Efficiently carry out tasks and contribute to our culture of passionate work ethic. 

  • Commit to a regular schedule (Tuesdays 1 - 6 PM) and provide advanced notice for needed changes. 

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Availability Tuesdays 1-6 PM 

  • Demonstrated sales and customer service experience. Ability to stay organized and multitask. 

  • Commitment to our organization’s mission 

 

Internship details: 

  • Schedule: Tuesdays 1-6 PM, opportunity for more hours if desired 

  • Duration: Initial commitment of 3 months preferred - ongoing opportunities available 

  • *must be 18 or older 

 

Email info@cityfarmslo.org to apply. Please include your resume and a brief description of your experience, learning objectives, and preferred schedule/duration. 

BECOME A BOARD MEMBER

City Farm’s Board of Directors welcomes contact from anyone interested in contributing to the governance of our organization. We are looking for applicants with agricultural, financial, educational, communications, or non-profit management/development experience, but welcome all.

Click here to see who's on our Board of Directors!

consider applying for a position on the board!

CITY FARM SLO'S COMMITMENT TO A DIVERSE & INCLUSIVE WORKPLACE

At City Farm SLO, we actively work to create an environment that is welcoming, inclusive, and safe for all members of the community. We value diversity, promote equity and belonging, and denounce racism and discrimination. 

In accordance with these values, we actively seek to diversify our Board in all aspects. A combination of culture, demographics, skills, experience, race, age, gender, educational and professional background are important for providing a range of perspectives to overcome challenges, improve performance, and support good decision making.