Opportunities

 

Lunaria Gardens Internship 


Job type: Part-time educational internship, hours to be discussed

Location: Philadelphia (growing sites in West Philly, events throughout region)

Compensation: Unpaid/ student credit, possibility of developing into paid position depending on skills & commitment

Position updated: March 13, 2019

Position available: Immediately

Contact: Kristen Jas Vietty, [email protected] (no phone calls)

 

Position Description:

As this is an educational position, the tasks can vary according to the interests and skills of the applicant. However, some examples of projects include:

  • Garden installation & maintenance: seeding, preparing beds, planting, watering, weeding, harvesting
  • Floral design assistance, deliveries
  • Construction projects: compost bins, outbuildings, trellises, planters
  • Photography, writing, web/ graphic design, marketing, educational event support
  • Admin, sales, writing design quotes
  • Retail assistance at pop-up events

Requirements:

The only requirement is a desire to learn about plants and cut flowers. Some familiarity with design is a plus.

 

About Lunaria Gardens:

Kristen Jas Vietty is the grower, forager, and designer behind Lunaria Gardens. We provide delivery arrangements, weekly subscriptions, DIY buckets, wedding packages, custom event design, and wholesale cuts to florists. We also offer educational programming like design parties, pop-up events, and workshops.

Kristen has a background in visual arts, administration, & education, and knows firsthand the value that internships can offer those seeking low-risk exposure to an unfamiliar industry. She has interned with non-profits, a visual artist, and several organic farms throughout the US. She has since founded and co-operated several businesses and continues to enhance her education.

People of color and LGBTQ applicants are especially encouraged to apply. To be considered, please contact Kristen Jas Vietty, [email protected] (no phone calls)

Position updated: March 13, 2019

 

 


 

Volunteer Opportunities

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