Hello!

CommunityGrows is currently recruiting BEETS interns for the Spring 2013 Session! Applications are DUE Thursday January 10, 2013 at 5pm.

BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) is a green job training program for 15-19 year olds, primarily living in the Western Addition neighborhood of San Francisco.

BEETS gain experience:

 

  • working in community gardens and parks
  • designing, building, and maintaining gardens
  • learning basic horticulture and garden maintenance
  • assisting and teaching garden classes
Interns also attend job training and career development workshops, educational opportunities, and field trips throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
BEETS are:

·       15-19 years of age on January 29, 2013

·       Living in San Francisco (priority given to those living in the Western Addition)

·       Interested in gaining experience in Garden Education

·       Able to commit to the entire Spring 2013 Session: January 29 – May 1, 2013 (Tuesday and Thursday 3:30pm – 5:30pm; 2 Saturdays/Month; Additional Days and Hours as scheduled)

·       Paid ~ $8/Hour Stipend during their 100-Hour Internship

Attached please find a BEETS Spring 2013 Application, as well as an informational flyer.  The deadline for returning applications is next Thursday January 10, 2013 at 5pm.  Please spread widely!
Please let me know if you have any questions. I look forward to hearing from you. Warmly, Lisa

Lisa Drogin, MSW BEETS Program Manager lisa@communitygrows.org 415.320.9578 http://www.communitygrows.org/2012/01/video-of-the-2011-beets-year/
CommunityGrows A Project of the TIDES Center http://communitygrows.org
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