Greater Newark Conservancy is seeking reliable, self-guided, and motivated work-study eligible students to support programming in various areas related to community engagement, food access, food production, food marketing, and food distribution throughout Newark, NJ. Work for these positions will take place mostly in person; however, some virtual work may be required. All students will be required to follow Greater Newark Conservancy’s procedures related to mitigating the spread of COVID-19. Applicants should be prepared to maintain a consistent work schedule and be comfortable working in various outdoor conditions.
Send a resume and cover letter to Malcolm McClain at email@example.com. In the subject line of your email and in the body of your cover letter, indicate which department you are applying to (farm stand, urban farming, or horticulture).
As a FoodCorps service member, you will lead hands-on lessons, influence healthy school meals, and build a schoolwide culture of health. Each year, FoodCorps, an AmeriCorps program, searches for its next round of leaders, including one working with Greater Newark Conservancy! The ideal candidate should believe that every child—no matter their race, place, or class—has a right to healthy food at school.
Visit the FoodCorps website for more information and to apply. Applications are considered on a rolling basis. Contact Sarah O'Leary, Director of Family and Youth Education, for questions and to schedule a pre-interview: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC)
Jesuit Volunteers (JV) have served at Greater Newark Conservancy in various capacities including Youth Farmstand and Community Greening Coordinator. As a JV, you live simply in community with other JV's working locally. For more information on JVC and to apply please click here.