The Green Heart Project was founded in 2009 as a small school garden at Mitchell Elementary School downtown Charleston with the intention of reconnecting their students with fresh, locally-grown produce. The Green Heart Project is gearing up for their second iteration of the Youth Internship Program and are looking for college-aged students to serve as crew leaders!
This is a paid, 10-week summer leadership position, that has a focus on education, working with youth, environmental stewardship, career preparedness, and healthy living skills. It is a 40 hour a week commitment and is compensated through the AmeriCorps VISTA program. Find the full job description here!
To apply, fill out an application here, on the AmeriCorps website, and please select The Green Heart Project Summer Associate Program.
The application deadline is rolling but hiring decisions will be made by May 15th, so if you are interested apply now! If you have additional questions, please reach out to Amanda Howell, Development Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click below for qualifications and more information on how to apply.
- Have completed high school, have your GED, or completed a similar program
- Be able to work every day (M-F, 40 hrs/week) for the entire 10-week program June 7th – August 13th, 2021 (with July 5th off)
- Submitted AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associate application
Application Deadline: Rolling, hiring decisions will be made by May 15. In order to apply fill out an application here, on the AmeriCorps website, and please select The Green Heart Project Summer Associate Program. IMPORTANT: Make sure you are completing an application for the VISTA Summer Associate program (vs. the year-round VISTA position), in order to be considered for the Crew Leader role. *Note: Interested applicants may also apply to the year-round VISTA program through the Charleston Area Collaborative, to begin after their summer position ends in August. Just note that you are interested in working with The Green Heart Project in the general application!
If you have additional questions, please reach out to Amanda Howell, Development Director at email@example.com.
The Green Heart Project believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to thesuccess of our mission. We encourage applications from candidates of all races, religions, genders, ages, sexual orientations, and socioeconomic backgrounds.