Thursday, April 28, 2016

Paid Urban Agriculture Position with DC Parks and Recreation

DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) Urban Garden Diision is seeking an Urban Agriculture Research Assistant Intern to facilitate, analyze, and help improve a variety of DPR urban garden programs.

The responsibilities of this position are to analyze and record best practices and weaknesses in DPR Urban Garden Programs and other urban garden programs; research new solutions to improve best practices and weaknesses; help implement DPR programs including building and fixing compost bins, training compost cooperatives, organizing and managing the garden tool share, organizing greenhouse cooperative, help organize and manange the new DC Urban Garden Network including the monthly garden newsletter; organize and teach garden classes; helping facilitate the new DC Sustainable Food Recovery Working Group and helping facilitate the DUG Network (Cooperative based garden and food security online network.

Ability to work with a variety of people
Familiar with MicroSoft Office Suite and social media
Familiar with DC neighborhoods

College students preferred
Apply here.