Apply to be a Summer Crew Leader!
Interested in working with a group of diverse teenagers to help them discover their full-potential?
Want to serve your community while learning more about sustainability and agriculture?
Apply by sending your resume to email@example.com
Crew Leader will be responsible for a diverse group of six to eight teenagers (“crew”) who work together throughout the summer program. The leader will work with their crew at the Sullivan Street Farm, Downtown Rooftop Farm, and Serenity Farm in Easley. The Crew Leader will be responsible to help provide transportation for crew to various farms with an MVF passenger van. The Crew Leader will be expected to communicate with each teen’s parent/guardian(s) at least once per week.
The Crew Leader will be responsible for leading group activities, providing youth feedback, and ensuring safety and well being of teenagers. The Crew Leader will be trained one-week prior to starting the summer program during scheduled meetings. In addition, Crew Leaders will receive weekly feedback from Executive Director and informal daily guidance from Farm Director and Market Director.
Applicants must have prior experience working with teenagers, interest in community service and multicultural team building. Key attributes include the ability to motivate a group of young adults, while fostering their potential. The crew leader must be open to one’s own personal growth and the capability to uphold the standards of the community. We are looking for someone who enjoys working on a team, while is independent, dependable, organized, flexible, and has a sense of humor. At least one year of college is preferred.
The Crew Leader is expected to work Monday-Friday from May 29th to August 11th. Hours are approximately 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM. The Crew Leader is also expected to attend and help lead the Summer Youth Retreat on June 1st and 2nd. In addition to the normal work hours with teens, there will be staff meetings once a week and occasional after work activities with students (i.e. camping trip, career tours, pool days, bowling, ect).
Paid compensation will be discussed.
Have more questions? Reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org