Youth Works

Whitelock Community Farm is hosting a summer youth employment program! We are seeking applicants who live in or near Reservoir Hill and Penn North.

Whitelock Community Farm YouthWorks participants will contribute to farm work and neighborhood outreach to support the farm’s efforts to provide fresh vegetables to residents of Reservoir Hill and Penn North. The program is designed to introduce youth employees to all aspects of the work that goes into running the farm and its community programming, as well as to issues of food justice and community education. 

Contact our Program Manager, Isabel, with any questions.
410-205-6572 or getinvolved@whitelockfarm.org

 

ONLINE APPLICATION HERE

 


SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position has a broad range of responsibilities. As a team member the youth will start seeds, transplant seedlings, turn, cultivate, water and generally manage farm beds, harvest for sales, staff the mobile market and help host a community event.

Participants will gain job skills and training and will be encouraged to pursue their own interests in urban agriculture, nutrition and community engagement. Youth will learn about a variety of career paths and meet people working on related projects throughout the city. They will be given the opportunity to turn what they have learned into lessons for community programming and proposals for continued work.

 

APPLICANTS MUST:

  • be registered for YouthWorks 
  • be between 14 and 21 years old
  • be prepared to work outdoors from 8am-1:30 pm
  • be available to work Monday through Friday, June 25th through July 27th

 

TIMEFRAME:

This is a Monday through Friday, 25 hour per week position, starting June 25th and ending July 27th. 

 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: 

Payment of $10.10/hour will be provided by Baltimore City’s YouthWorks program.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The YouthWorks crew with the weekly Mobile Market

The YouthWorks crew with the weekly Mobile Market

Planting seedlings!

Planting seedlings!

We even visit other urban farms and meet new friends!

We even visit other urban farms and meet new friends!