City Growers’ Green Ambassadors is a paid after school apprenticeship for Brooklyn youth ages 14-18. The program focuses on sustainability, gardening, and jobs in the environmental field.
Apprentices will gain experience in the following areas:
Urban Agriculture & Sustainable Farming
Program takes place from 3:30PM – 5:30PM on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, starting Monday, April 3rd and continuing until Wednesday, June 7th. There will be a break the week of April 17th (Spring Break) and May 29th (Memorial Day).
Monday and Tuesday session will take place at the Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm at Sunset Park (located at 850 Third Avenue. Roof, Brooklyn, NY 11232).
Wednesdays will be reserved for field trips to relevant green job sites around New York city.
Deadline to apply is March 10th. Please direct any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Excellent time management skills
Problem solving skills
Interest in sustainability, gardening, and environmental education
Green Ambassadors are paid $15/hour
If you are interested in the Green Ambassadors program, please check out our Application Form!