Now Accepting Youth Intern Applications for Summer 2015

Work.   Grow.   Explore.

Join us this summer at Urban Roots! As a youth intern you will…

* Learn job skills related to cooking, conservation and sustainable agriculture
* Educate the community about gardening, nutrition and the environment
* Develop leadership, teamwork and business skills
* Work on fun projects outside that improve your community
* Get paid

Make a difference in your community by planting and harvesting with the Market Garden Crew, Cooking and learning new healthy and tasty vegetables recipes with the Cooking & Wellness Crew or planting rain gardens and removing invasive plants with the Conservation Crew!

Read more about our programs.

Urban Roots is hiring 14-18 year olds living or going to school on the East Side of Saint Paul. Applications due MARCH 13, 2015.

The application deadline has passed. Thank you for your interest in Urban Roots.

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If you would like more information, please contact Pheng at or 651.228.7073, ext.24.

Below is a personal message from Pheng:

Hello! My name is Pheng Vang and I am the new Youth Internship Coordinator for Urban Roots. I am thrilled to be a part of the team and the community in which Urban Roots serves. To give you a brief background about myself, I graduated from Metropolitan State University studying Psychology with an emphasis on youth development. While in school, I held internships and volunteered at various after-school programs working with the youth as well as worked at the YMCA for several years with overnight camping and data evaluation.

During my off time, you can catch me coordinating community sporting events and coaching youth football, which is a favorite pastime of mine. I am a very passionate individual when it comes to healthy living, practicing mindfulness, and creating opportunities for youth, which is why I appreciate and love the work that Urban Roots has been doing.

I am very excited to be working for Urban Roots because it is a great opportunity to continue to push my passion for positive youth development into new avenues. I am eagerly looking forward to the recruitment process and meeting our future interns!