Join YAP! in Bennington


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YOUTH EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY [Ages 16-24]
“Summer Work & Learn” Program/Youth Agriculture Project (YAP!)

Crew Worker: Bennington

  • Crew workers learn to work together as a team in the Bennington area on several food gardens, at the farmers’ market, and on service projects within the community. Workers will learn various skills through participation in this job including:
  • Growing vegetables, herbs, and flowers
  • Working with tools
  • Financial management, entrepreneurial & customer service skills
  • Job skills, personal skills, communication, public speaking, working in a team

Specific Responsibilities

  • Complete work projects as explained by the crew leaders
  • Run a Farmers’ Market
  • Mentor to young children in gardening programs
  • Work as a team with your crew, being respectful of your leader
  • Be able to work independently
  • Participate in meetings and workshops
  • Participate in feedback sessions with your crew
  • Complete service projects in the community

Schedule

  • Bennington Program runs from July 2 through August 23, 2018, four days/week.
  • Work days are Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday
  • The work commitment is approximately 26 hours/week.
  • Daily hours are tentatively scheduled for 9:30-4:00.
  • Pay is $10.50/hour for crew members who meet Department of Labor criteria.
  • You must be 16-24 years old.

Expectations

  • Be respectful to the public at the gardens and farmers’ market
  • Behave appropriately, especially when working with younger people
  • Follow the safety rules and guidelines
  • Participate fully in workshops and activities geared at the social and personal development of you and your crew members. Be honest and respectful during sensitive conversations
  • This is a non-smoking environment

APPLICATIONS: Download a YAP! Bennington Application

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