The Rainier Beach Youth Steward program is a youth employment program where youth, ages 14-18, gain job experience through wetland restoration and farm education.
Participants spend each week in the spring or summer at Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands engaging in farm activities such as planting, harvesting and packing produce, field management, wetland restoration, working a farm stand and more. Youth participate in different aspects of farm operations, learn about wetland restoration at the farm, and build relationships with peers, adult staff, and volunteers. Additionally, there are opportunities for professional development through team building and job skills training. This employment opportunity requires some heavy lifting and working in rain or shine.
We are currently offering temporary spring, summer and fall positions. Crew members are encouraged to participate in all seasons to gain a full experience in urban farming and wetland restoration. In addition, programming will include team building activities, civic engagement, field trips and workshops covering various topics!
We are not currently accepting applications for our Rainier Beach Youth Stewards program.
If you have questions or feedback that require immediate attention, please contact Suez Gebretsadik or (206) 633-0451 ext. 900.