Contact | The Green Heart Project
Donate

Contact

Sign up to Volunteer

Check out our Calendar of Events for a comprehensive list of all upcoming opportunities and events to get out in the garden with our other Garden Volunteers! Whether you are an individual, corporate group, or interested community organization, feel free to email us for more information – let’s get gardening!

Career Opportunities

Youth Internship Program – Crew Member

Being a high school level Crew Member in The Green Heart Project Youth Internship Program is more than a job. It’s an opportunity to get paid, have fun, make new friends, spend time outside and help your community. A Crew Member will work with a team of peers to maintain a half acre urban farm in the center of downtown Charleston, located at the William Enston Home. Crew Member farm duties will include: growing, harvesting, and processing fruit and vegetable crops. Additionally, a Crew Member will help run the onsite farm stand by pricing and selling the produce they have grown. These opportunities will allow Crew Members to serve the Charleston community by engaging with their neighbors through the growing and selling of fresh, healthy, and affordable food. Furthermore, Crew Members will engage in daily educational sessions, workshops and community site visits. Through this internship, Crew Members will develop career preparedness, healthy living, and citizenship skills. 

This role is considered a W-2 position and will be compensated at a rate of $7.50/hour (up to 32 hours/week) over 8 weeks with June 15th as its start date. See full program description and job description here.

Application Deadline: March 1st, 2020. In order to apply fill out an application here or mail your completed application to 759 King Street, Suite A, Charleston, SC, 29403. If you have questions, please email urbanfarm@greenheartsc.org or call (843)-790-3188.

 

Youth Internship Program – Crew Leader 

First and foremost, Crew Leaders must be able to build trust, foster engagement, and gain the respect of high school aged crew members. Crew Leaders oversee a team of teenage crew members who maintain a half acre urban farm in the center of downtown Charleston. Crew Leaders guide crew members through their daily farm duties which include: growing, harvesting, and processing fruit and vegetable crops. Crew Leaders support their crew members as they price and sell the produce they have grown to market at an onsite farm stand. Furthermore, Crew Leaders will teach and assist in teaching crew members via daily and weekly educational sessions, workshops and community site visits. Through this internship, Crew Leaders will support crew members as they develop their career preparedness, healthy living, and citizenship skills. Being a Crew Leader for The Green Heart Project Youth Internship Program is more than a job or an internship. It’s an opportunity to positively affect your local community and impact the life of a high school student. Note: Crew Leaders must have completed high school, have your GED, or completed a similar program.

This role is considered a W-2 position that will be compensated for 40 hours a week over 10 weeks, up to $3,400, with June 8th as its start date. See full program description and job description here.

Application Deadline: March 1st, 2020. In order to apply fill out an application here or mail your completed application to 759 King Street, Suite A, Charleston, SC, 29403. If you have questions, please email urbanfarm@greenheartsc.org or call (843)-790-3188.

Press Inquiries

For all press inquiries, please email us at info@greenheartsc.org with Subject Line “Press Inquiry.”

Physical Location

The Green Heart Project

759 King Street, Suite A, Charleston, SC 29403
School Garden

Memminger Elementary School

20 Beaufain St, Charleston, SC 29401
School Garden

Mitchell Elementary School

2 Perry Street, Charleston, SC 29403
School Garden

Sullivan’s Island Elementary School

2015 I'on Avenue, Sullivan's Island, SC 29482
School Garden

Sanders Clyde Creative Arts School

805 Morrison Dr, Charleston, SC 29403
School Garden

Meeting Street Elementary @ Brentwood

2685 Leeds Ave, North Charleston, SC 29405
School Garden

Meeting Street Academy @ GrowFood Carolina

990 Morrison Dr, Charleston, SC 29403