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Marilyn Moore

Honesty & Integrity

Summer Job Opportunity for Bridgeport Youth

Bridgeport’s Green Village Initiative (GVI) is hiring for its Summer Youth Crew.

The Summer Youth Crew is an eight-week paid summer experience from June 26 to August 18. Youth get involved in farmwork, skill-building workshops, group activities, and leading farm field trips.

There are 12 spots available and GVI will be taking applications until April 30, 2018. Please give or send an application to any youth who may be interested.

  • No experience of farming, gardening, or food justice required
  • Youth must be from Bridgeport and have completed freshman year of high school by the start of the program and must not be older than 19 or have started college
  • Youth can submit applications as a scanned document to, by mailing it the office at 325 Lafayette St. #9101 Bridgeport, CT 06604, or by filling it out a digital application online at Applications must be received by 5:00 PM on April 30.

GVI is a non-profit in Bridgeport whose mission is to grow food, knowledge, leadership and community, through urban gardening and farming, to create a more just food system in Bridgeport. They have four programs: Reservoir Community Farm, Youth Leadership Program, community gardens, and school gardens. Through our programs, GVI promotes and educates about nutrition, healthy eating, agriculture and gardening in an urban setting.

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