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LEARNING 4 LIFE FARM

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Learning 4 Life Farm, a newly established nonprofit, is looking for gardening interns to join our team and grow our organization. We are creating a job training farm for teens and young adults on the autism spectrum, located in Johnstown, Ohio, outside Newark, and we are in search of interns to assist with all aspects of our garden, including garden design, maintenance, sourcing materials, marketing veggies/herbs, and cut flowers, and working directly with our students on the autism spectrum in our organic gardens. Intern tasks will be assigned according to the intern's interests and skills.

The benefits to the intern include working with a great team of staff and volunteers, learning the ins and outs of nonprofit management, spending time in our gardens, and developing relationships with our students on the autism spectrum. This internship is unpaid; a written recommendation will be given on completion of the internship. Hours are flexible and may be worked on-site or remotely; internship duration is also flexible; a set weekly schedule is required.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with garden design, maintenance, harvesting, and upkeep
  • Assist with e-newsletter and social media outreach regarding the gardens
  • Assist with grant research and writing for garden materials and supplies fundraising

Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including experience with social media
  • Driven and hard-working
  • Ability to take direction and work independently
  • PowerPoint, Word and Excel, Google docs experience a plus
  • Experience with gardening/working with people with special needs a plus

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About LEARNING 4 LIFE FARM

Location:

3060 Johnstown Utica Rd, Johnstown, OH 43031, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide quality training for young adults on the Autism Spectrum and provide meaningful employment in the community upon completion of training.

Description

We are creating a 7-acre nonprofit farm in Johnstown, Ohio with gardens and therapy alpacas to provide transition job training for young adults on the autism spectrum in partnership with our parent organization, The Learning Spectrum.

Animals
Environment
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3060 Johnstown Utica RoadJohnstown, OH 43031

(40.21458,-82.5565)
 

SKILLS

  • Farming
  • Landscaping
  • Gardening
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Please submit your resume, 3 references, and a writing sample to L4L@thelearningspectrum.com

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