Friday, April 29, 2016

PAID -- Urban Agriculture Research Asst Intern

DC Parks and Recreation


DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) Urban Garden Division 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 manage 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.

Qualifications
  • Ability to work with a variety of people
  • Familiar with MicroSoft Office Suite and social media
  • Familiar with DC neighborhoods
Apply here.