Hiring: Youth Positions

*Hiring is now OPEN for 2015 Leadership Program (Jan-June 2015)

Upcoming opportunities:
In the fall of 2014, Grow Dat will hire approx 40 committed and professional young people in New Orleans to fill the following positions:

  • Crew Members (entry-level)
  • Assistants and Assistant Crew Leaders (must be a Crew Member who graduated from the program; these positions are already filled)
Youth employees will be recruited from our 9 partner schools/organizations:
New Orleans Science and Mathematics High School, Warren Easton High School, De La Salle High School, The Net Charter High School, Joseph S Clark High School, Lusher High School, Youth Empowerment Project, Carver Collegiate Academy, and Benjamin Franklin.
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Important Dates:
  • Recruitment pitches occur at our partner school sites in October 2014.
  • Applications are due November 21, 2014
  • Interview Day is Saturday, December 6, 2014

Am I eligible to apply?
Young people in New Orleans are encouraged to apply if you :

  • Are over the age of 15
  • Attend one of our partner schools
  • Are committed to growing food for New Orleans
How do I apply?
To apply, you must:
1. fill out an application
2. submit a letter of recommendation- email your letter of reccomendation to work@growdatyouthfarm.org 
3. attend the in-person interview.
Click here to fill out your application online. 
OR – to request a hard copy of an application or ask questions, please visit your school’s Grow Dat Liaison or contact Chrissy Purcell, Operatons Manager chrissy@growdatyouthfarm.org