Job Opportunities

Thank you for your interest! We are currently not accepting applications for any job postings. Please check back at a later date for new job openings. If you are looking to apply for one of our youth programs, please see below for details.

Youth Employment Opportunities

Job Description: Young Urban Farmers Program

Young Urban Farmers (YUF) will work alongside Athens Land Trust staff to support the West Broad Market Garden, West Broad Farmers Market and Williams Farm. Duties and responsibilities will include assisting Farm Managers with farm tasks, working at the farmers market, and participating in all educational activities and entrepreneurship workshops. All Young Urban Farmers will create and implement a business plan during the course of the program year. Priority is given to students who commit to participating in our entire school year, ending in May.

Young Urban Farmers must:

  • Commit to the program for the entire semester based on the academic calendar.
  • Have a reliable mode of transportation to and from the farms & education sites.
  • Be prepared to work in a wide range of weather conditions. YUF participants are expected to attend all regularly scheduled program days. Participants are paid for the time they are present and engaged at the worksite, rounded to the nearest quarter hour.

To apply, please download an application and submit at the Athens Land Trust office:                      
685 North Pope Street, Athens, GA 30601

Job Description: Young Conservation Stewards Program

The Youth Conservation Stewards (YCS) is an employment and job skills training program for high school aged youth run through Athens Land Trust. YCS participants will learn important environmental skills, including plant identification, invasive plant removal methods, native plant installation and maintenance. They will also develop essential soft skills in public speaking, leadership, and community outreach, and may engage the public at venues including the ALT-run West Broad Farmers Market, where they will speak publicly about the importance of green spaces in our community and the ways that community members can contribute to improving them. Ideally, participation in the Youth Conservation Stewards will lead to increased employability and job placement post high school graduation.

Young Conservation Stewards must:

  • Commit to the program by showing up to work on time and coming prepared and dressed in proper attire  
  • Have a reliable mode of transportation to and from work sites
  • Be prepared to work in a wide range of weather conditions.
  • While no prior experience is required, the willingness and ability to work outside is required.

Pay: Participants are paid for the time they are present and engaged at the worksite, rounded to the nearest quarter hour. Upon satisfactory performance of their duties and active participation in all activities and learning experiences, Youth Conservation Stewards will be paid a wage of $10.00/hour. Each Young Conservation Steward will be paid on a semi-weekly basis (every two weeks) by check.

To apply, please download an application and send to:
Lauren Muller                                                                                                                                                                          lauren@athenslandtrust.org                                                                                                                                                                                 Subject header: Young Conservation Stewards Application