Community Education Intern

heather-canningWinter & Spring Quarters 2017


Position open until filled. 

To apply, send a resume, cover letter & 2 references to Jackson Sillars at orGRuB, 2016 Elliott Avenue NW, Olympia, WA 98502


GRuB bridges the fields of community development, education, sustainable food systems, health care and hunger relief by engaging underserved populations in innovative, holistic, and community-centered solutions. We inspire positive personal and community change by bringing people together around food and agriculture. Our mission, simply put, is to grow healthy food, people and community.  We directly serve the people of Thurston County while our partnerships, technical assistance, and program replication work extends to our region and beyond.

Position Description

We are looking for a Community Education Intern to join the Victory Garden Project (VGP) team for the winter and spring quarters of 2016.  The Community Education Intern works with the VGP team to design, coordinate and implement our Community Workshop series, and update and develop published community education materials. The position supports and coordinates the community volunteers who teach our workshops. The Community Education Intern will also edit and redesign our Growing Guide booklet that provides information on food justice & equity and planning and growing a garden in the Northwest. This position requires a minimum commitment of 10 hours/ week.

Educational Component

Hands-on experience in community outreach, volunteer coordination, event and workshop planning, project documentation and evaluation.

Time Commitment

Winter and Spring Quarters (this internship may be a one or two quarter contract)

Minimum 10 hours per week


  • Dependable and timely
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Enthusiastic about working with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Some knowledge of organic gardening
  • Excited about community education


For more information contact Jackson Sillars, or (360) 753-5522