Asian Community Garden Liaison Intern


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

40 Diana StreetSan Francisco, CA 94124

About

Asian Community Garden Intern (bayview)

Community Garden Liaison

The Florence Fang Asian Community Garden is one of SF's largest and most active community gardens. We have 30 to 40 gardeners who are mostly senior Chinese immigrants with very limited English proficiency. www.sfasiangarden.com

Our community garden is seeking a motivated individual who can work with our members, understand their needs, and assist in communicating those needs to our partner entities, including business entities, other community groups and governmental agencies. Transportation/parking stipend considered on as needed basis

GENERAL

* Four to 10 hours per week

* Three month internship, or school semester, flexible hours

* There is public transit getting to site, parking also available.

* www.sfasiangarden.com

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

* Interested in community organizing and/or community gardening

* Friendly, with excellent communication skills

* Experienced working with diverse groups, especially Asian American and African American communities

* Bilingual Cantonese helpful but not necessary

* Strong English speaking skills and writing skills

* Be on site some Saturday mornings (schedule flexible)

SAMPLE TASKS

* coordinating with Recology regarding pick up of rubbish/waste

* maintain communication with Bayview Police Station across the street

* invite local community groups to FFACG events

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Public Relations
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • 4 to 10 hours per week
  • see posting

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