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#GreenHive Leadership Program Fellow
Are you an eco-conscious college student looking for the perfect way to get paid while feeding people and solving climate change?
Roots Down is looking for 10 fun, creative students to be part of our first ever cohort of the #GreenHive Leadership Program, a 10-week paid fellowship in DeKalb County, GA.
Learn more about the regenerative and urban ag space, all while honing your leadership and community-organizing chops, meeting cool people, getting valuable political experience, and saving the planet!
Here are the deets:
Start Date: September 9, 2021
Time Period: 10 weeks
In-Person Hours: 3-4 hours / week
Additional Study: 1-2 hours / week
Pay: $1250, paid at the completion of the program
This is an in-person position, so COVID protocols will be in place throughout the fellowship. Reliable access to the internet, computer, and transportation are super important. You'll be in regular contact with the Program Coordinator through the company Slack channel, and weekly meetings, and email.
Work with the Roots Down Program Coordinator, DeKalb County Commissioner Ted Terry, and your cohort team mates to design, build, and activate a public works agriculture project in DeKalb County;
Work within your Breakout Group to complete individual and group mini-projects and activities;
Attend all weekly meetings and complete all individual work;
Organize outreach to at least one DeKalb County High School to establish a #GreenHive chapter on campus.
Must be enrolled in a DeKalb County college or university, or enrolled in a Georgia-based college or university and residing in DeKalb County, GA.
Must be legally eligible to work in the United States with ID.
Other than that, there are no special requirements for the acceptance into the program. We're interested in a cross-section of students, so we'll accept all majors, minors, and interests.
Skills and Competencies:
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Organizational, prioritization, time management skills
Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Quickly understand and use new tools
Ability to make all in-person meetings and complete individual/team tasks