K’idadiilyehii Youth Program Intern - Dine Small Farm/Ranch Pilot Project

This position reports to K’idadiilyehii Youth Program Manager to assist with market garden production, community gardening activities, youth programming activities, and café operations. Receives on-the-job training and work experience in all aspects of gardening and farming provided at TLE Teaching Farm and community outreach sites, preferably aligned with individual interests and field of study. Maintains journal, develops and complete a special project portfolio with photo documentation for sharing with communities and posting online.

Receives orientation, information and assignments to become familiar with program operations; may be assigned to prepare reports and attend meetings. Based on previous experience and education, may be assigned progressively more difficult and responsible tasks.

KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS REQUIRED: Knowledge of policies and procedures appropriate to assigned function.

Skill in operating office equipment, including computer programs – and/or willingness to learn.

Skill in preparing clear and concise reports –and/or willingness to learn.

Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.

Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Willingness to communicate.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated interest, motivation and physical health to learn about and participate in gardening and farming. May be enrolled as a full or part-time time college student (must document); or may be out-of-school if appropriately motivated to participate. Must comply with all Youth Program recruitment, entry, and assessment procedures. Demonstrates interest and motivation to become fluent in both Navajo and English.

This is a season position (18 weeks per year at 30 hours/week)

Qualified individuals can respond by requesting and sending a TLE employment application, cover letter, and resume to tolanienterprises@gmail.com.