The Summer Garden Educator is a paid internship opportunity working with school-aged children at City Sprouts Garden sites throughout the communities of Paterson, Passaic, and Clifton. We are looking for enthusiastic, responsible participants who have experience working young children.


  • Job duties include:
    • Act as an outdoor educator and implement City Sprouts lessons with children at various City Sprouts Garden sites
    • Maintain vegetable garden production at all sites under supervision of the City Sprouts Manager
    • Perform daily program data collection
    • Follow organizational policies and standards for safety and liability
  • Summer Garden Educators must
    • be comfortable working outdoors with plants and nature
    • be able to transport yourself between sites
    • have experience working with children
    • be able to pass a background check


  • Summer Garden Educators will work between 20 -25 hours a week, from the weeks of Jun 21rst – Aug 25th.
  • Summer Garden Educators will be paid $13/hr
  • City Green requires all interns and employees to be fully vaccinated and boosted in order to qualify for employment. All applicants will be asked to furnish proof of vaccination prior to being offered a position.


Please answer the following items (if applicable) and submit to City Green along with a resume, cover letter, and one letter of recommendation to opportunities@city-green.org. Positions are filled on a rolling basis. Early application is encouraged.

Please contact City Green at 973-869-4086 or info@city-green.org with any questions.


  1. What is your educational institution, major/concentration and anticipated graduation date? Do you intend to receive academic credit for this internship? If so, how many hours are you required to complete?
  2. If this internship would be satisfying educational requirements, please detail your educational goals for the semester you would serve as a City Green Intern and share how you think the Internship will address these educational goals.


  • Contact Name : Erin Baniaga
171 GROVE ST, Clifton NJ 07013,07013,NJ