• 659 E Main St, Suite 110, Mesa, AZ, USA 85203
  • 1+480.532.5821
  • 659 E Main St, Suite 110, Mesa, AZ, USA 85203
  • 1+480.532.5821

Fall Internship – Become a Global Changemaker!

When: Session A: Thursday 8/22/2019 – Friday 10/11/2019 Session B: Wednesday 10/14/2019 – Friday 12/13/2019 Where: Garden Pool, 659 E Main Street Suite 110, Mesa, Arizona 85203 Contact: Dennis McClung Contact Email: dennis@gardenpool.org Contact Phone: (480) 532-5821 Open Volunteer Spots: 1

Are you looking for an exciting summer internship opportunity where you will make a positive impact in communities both locally and internationally?

By interning at Garden Pool, interns will have the opportunity to directly impact the lives and practices of people living all over the world! Garden Pool meets the Internship requirements of many institutions of higher education, including ASU, MCC, SCC, and more.

By supporting Garden Pool projects, programs, and events, interns will be key players in bringing sustainable development to the world. At Garden Pool, interns will have the opportunity to personally improve food security and resilience on a global scale.

Interns will receive unparalleled professional development and be able to specialize in certain areas at Garden Pool. Many specialized areas are available for Garden Pool interns, including:

  • Global Team:
    • Writing formal proposals for diplomatic projects and programs all over the world
    • Collaborating with Global Project Leads to bring sustainable development to other countries
    • Completing grants and challenge opportunities to secure funding for Garden Pool’s international projects
  • Video Production Team:
    • Creating audio/video productions from shorts to mini-documentary length
    • Utilizing technology to engage the public with meaningful and memorable productions
  • Video Game Production Team: 
    • Developing and producing Garden Pool’s first video game
    • Refining and optimizing codes and functionality within the game
  • 3D Modelling Design Team:
    • Participating in the design and construction of innovative projects, like building Garden Pools
    • Using the SketchUp software to create realistic 3D models
  • Fruit Trees 4 Community Team:
    • Helping to expand the program and increasing exposure in local communities
    • Establishing partnerships and collaborating with participating organizations
    • Preparing and planning for fruit tree orders and pick-ups
  • Community Fridge Team
    • Helping to expand the program and increasing exposure in local communities
    • Engaging the public to end food waste and help eliminate hunger
    • Preparing and planning for food pick-ups and donations
  • Seed Library Team
    • Helping to expand the program and increasing exposure in local communities
    • Engaging the public to grow healthy gardens and find recipes
    • Preparing and planning for seed orders
  • Events Team:
    • Planning out special events/outreach programs and finding potential opportunities for events
    • Collaborating with Social Media Team to promote public events

The Garden Pool internship position is unpaid. However, talented and diligent interns will be considered for future paid employment opportunities and/or considered for overseas trips with Garden Pool. Interns will be expected to volunteer 135 hours over 15 weeks (about 9 hours per week) and must be able to manage independent projects efficiently.

A laptop is required.

Volunteer Location: 659 E. Main Street, Suite 112, Mesa, AZ 85203

Start and End Date:

A Session:  Monday 8/26/2019 – Saturday 12/7/2019

Session B: Monday 10/14/2019 – Friday 12/13/2019

Time Commitment: 135 hours over 15 weeks (9 hours per week)

THIS IS AN IN-PERSON VOLUNTEER POSITION ONLY.

If this opportunity sound like a perfect fit for you, please contact us!

We look forward to hearing from you soon!

– Apply here: https://gardenpool.org/intern-with-garden-pool

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