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青春成长

伍斯特青年种植有机物,或 YouthGROW,is 一项针对伍斯特青少年的以都市农业为重点的青年发展和就业计划

我们的计划

YouthGROW 全年雇用 32-40 名高中青少年(14-18 岁),他们在维护两个城市有机农场时获得了领导能力和工作技能。

YouthGROWers 通过参加为期 8 周的暑期课程、每月的研讨会、实习和社区服务,完成专注于专业发展、领导技能、城市农业和社会正义 (PLUS) 的课程。 

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three Urban Farm Campuses

Staff positions

Core Youth: All students new to the program start as Core Youth members.

 

Youth Leaders: The first leadership position within YouthGROW. Youth leaders lead farm tasks in small groups during program time, give farm tours for visitors, and run our annual spring hiring process for new youth.  

Junior Staff: The highest leadership role within the program, Junior Staff lead farm tasks during youth program time and for outside volunteer groups, lead farm tours year round, support school gardens programming, and represent the larger cohort at conferences and on community coalitions.

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lessons
learned

  • Consensus decision making 

  • Financial literacy 

  • Food Systems (Local vs. Conventional)

  • How to use farm tools

  • How to give a farm tour

  • Plant Identification

  • Public speaking skills

  • How to create a resume

  • Urban agriculture knowledge and more!

REC YouthGROWers say it best! Check out their podcast episode, YouthTalks:

Garden Soil

Youthgrow in a year

感谢我们的 YouthGROW 赞助商!

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