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Teen Volunteer and Work Experience Program

Youth Crew, our teen employment program, is now divided into three tiers based on age and level of experience. Each tier is intended to build on the job and farming skills developed in the previous tier. Please direct all questions to our Education Programs and Community Outreach Manager.

4 Seasons Garden Corps (For rising 8th-12th Graders)

Join Waltham Fields Community Farm’s 4H Club! During this 6-week 4H Club, Garden Corps will be caring for and feed WFCF’s chickens, as well as learning how to farm vegetables, maintain crops and cook our harvest. Garden Corps may fulfill your school’s volunteer or community service requirements, and program participants will be in a good position to apply for the paid summer Garden Corps. Spring, Fall, and Winter: Saturdays 9am-12pm; Summer: Monday-Friday, 9am-12pm, July & August More Information and to Register with WFCF

Summer Field Corps (For ages 14 and up)

Waltham Fields Community Farm seeks high school students ages 14 and up for our Field Corps apprenticeship, with preference given to youth from low-income households. Corps members will learn about a variety of food and farming issues while gaining valuable work experience and developing teamwork skills. Field Corps will learn about healthy cooking and environmental education opportunities at the farm and on field trips throughout the season. 5 mornings/week, July-August. Please note that Field Corps is a hybrid educational and work program and is compensated with a monetary award upon successful completion of the summer session. To apply, click here

Farm Corps (For ages 16-18, applicants considered upon completion of Summer Field Corps)

Waltham Fields Community Farm seeks high school students ages 16-18 for our youth jobs initiative.Corps members will assist in teaching in our Learning Garden programs and distributing produce at the Outreach Market. Hours include work throughout the spring, summer, and fall in our education programs, as well as our Outreach Market for low-income families. Summer Hours include 5 days/week as well as 1-2 afternoons/week in the fall. Please note: this position is an hourly minimum-wage paid position. 

Please email Education Director, Alex@communityfarms.org with a cover letter and resume to apply.