The HEAL Project has an amazing paid internship opportunity for high school students! 

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We are looking for ten students aged 15-18 to participate in a fantastic new program on our San Mateo County School farm that will connect personal health, nutrition, and sustainable food systems to their everyday lives. 

In the 10-week program, our TEEN (Teach Environmental Education Now) Leaders will:

  • Work with THP staff to learn about growing, harvesting, and tasting delicious seasonal produce

  • Hands-on training for teens that connect personal health, nutrition, and sustainable food systems

  • Train teen interns to be ambassadors for healthy living at home and in their community

  • Learn how to design and lead lessons for elementary aged youth

  • Increase students’ leadership capacity through developing and leading nutrition- based programming for children

  • You receive $500 stipend upon completion and a weekly CSA share

  • Teen will have the opportunity to prepare seasonal recipes using foods from the CSA share

Schedule

12 Week Commitment : February 26th-May 18th

  • Training: Saturday, February 8th 10am-3pm at farm

  • Every Tuesday/Wednesday 4-6pm

  • Every Saturday 10-1pm

  • Celebration: Saturday, May 18th 12-2pm at farm

*Must provide own transportation to and from Farm, and CCP sites.

**Deadline to sign up is January 11