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Carolina Campus Community Garden Summer Intern


  • Interest/experience in gardening, agriculture, and environmental sustainability
  • Desire to work with college and high school students, faculty, staff, and local community members
  • Positive view of team work and community building
  • Comfortable mentoring other student and nonstudent volunteers at the Garden
  • Willing and able to work outside during  weather conditions of summer on a daily basis
  • Must be flexible with changing schedules and responsibilities (duties may include: fundraising, social media, and volunteer coordinating)

Preference given to those who volunteer at the garden before submitting their application

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist with the maintenance of the Garden  on a day to day basis
  • Develop and implement a specific summer project (to be determined) based on skills and interest of intern and needs of the garden
  • Attend regular Garden workdays held Sundays from 3 -5 and Wednesdays from 4-6 carrying out a variety of garden tasks that might also include mentoring and instructing other volunteers
  • Assist with produce distributions and cooking demonstrations held once or twice weekly at 6:00 a.m., 7:30 a.m. 111:15 a.m. or 5:30 p.m
  • Participate in individual meetings with the garden manager and monthly advisory board meetings
  • Assist in the  pick up and deliver of compost to the garden from nearby restaurant coffee shop and/or Whole Foods grocery store
  • Hours will vary from 6-12 hours per week with responsibilities both at the garden and on own time (hours are negotiable) but can be somewhat flexible to accommodate a part-time job
  • Assist in the training of new interns for the following academic year (if available)

If you are interested in this position (or if you have any questions) please send in the hiring application and a copy of your resume to Claire Lorch at

For more general inquiries about the garden, please visit our website at

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