Recruiting for Winter 2016 Urban Farm Corps


Green City Force is looking for youth interested in agriculture! See below for more information:
Urban Farm Corps is a 10-month Americorp service and job training program through Green City Force; a non-profit organization built on principles of sustainability, social, economic and environmental justice. 

Green City Force has open slots available for interested, service minded and agriculture enthusiast. The service projects for the Urban Farm Corps members include but not limited to building large scale urban farms throughout the city (which will include basic carpentry skills training), composting alongside Master composters, managing community engagement activities, corp production, food distribution at farms. The program supports the corps members in leadership and professional development, networking opportunities, and technical training in agriculture and energy. 
The Winter 2016 Urban Farm Corps will begin in early March.  If you have anyone who meet the below criteria to enroll in our Urban Farm Corps program, please send name & contact information of the individual you are referring to Jennifer@greencityforce.org, Director of Urban Agriculture & Land Improvement.

Visit http://www.greencityforce.org/apply/ for more information.


Criteria:
New York Housing Authority (NYCHA) Resident
18-24
High school or GED
Benefits:
$500 biweekly stipend
$5,500 Education award through Americorp
Monthly metro card
Job placement assistance
Professional culinary training
and other "green" certifications

 

Photo Credit: Green City Force