Bear down and farm on! Apply for a Spring Internship with TVF.
“Teaching kids how to feed themselves and how to live in a community responsibly is the center of an education.”
― Alice Waters, in Mother Jones, 1995
At Tucson Village Farm we are looking for dedicated and hardworking interns to perform a variety of tasks on the farm and help us reconnect young people to a healthy food system, teach them how to grow and prepare fresh food, and empower them to make healthy life choices. Complement your own education- and build your resume!- with the first-hand experience, skills and stories that come from working with elementary students from across Southern Arizona on our renowned teaching farm.
Farm Assistant interns will assist with the daily operations of the farm, including: planting, harvesting, processing, food distribution, weeding, tilling, digging, raking etc. Education Interns will primarily support our flagship and renowned educational program “Growing Forward” and will teach youth and adults about arid land food production, nutrition, natural resource conservation, traditional and vermicomposting, and physical activity.
Due to the degree of training involved, Farm Assistant interns must commit to a minimum of 8 hours each week and Education interns must commit to 4 hours each week for an entire semester to be considered. All positions require consistent punctuality and a high standard of professionalism.