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Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Job Posting: Growing Hope Youth Programs Coordinator

Growing Hope is Hiring a Youth Programs Coordinator

Growing Hope is seeking a passionate educator to join our Youth Programs team as the Youth Programs Coordinator. This position implements and coordinates garden-based youth programs (K-12) on the Growing Hope Urban Farm and in the Ypsilanti community. The Youth Programs Coordinator will promote, schedule, and help run field trips on our Urban Farm and at our Farmers Markets; lead garden-based nutrition classes for students K-12th grade in after school programs and at community summer camps; and assist with running our Summer Teen Leadership Program. The Youth Programs Coordinator reports to the Youth & Schools Manager.

The Youth Programs Coordinator is a full time, salaried position at $36,000 per year. The position comes with medical/dental/vision insurance plus paid time off. See full job description below.

Please apply by April 9, 2021. Submit resume, or description of relevant experience, and a letter detailing your interest and qualifications for the position. Please include 3 references (professional or personal) to

Cassandra Van Dam 
Youth & Schools Manager
(Pronouns: she/her/hers)

734.786.8401 Office
906.370.8135 Cell
922 W. Michigan Ave. 
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Growing Hope fosters an equitable and sustainable local food system where all people are empowered to grow, sell, buy, prepare and eat nourishing food.

The Growing Hope Urban Farm is a scent free space. Please refrain from wearing any products that contain fragrance to our space. 
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