Youth. Food. Community. Three important issues that intersect in one place: The Food Project.
Here, we believe that food is a unique vehicle for creating personal and social change. Nothing
else ties us so intimately to each other and the planet we share, affecting our health, the climate,
culture, and poverty and privilege around the globe. If we — young and old from all walks of
life — can unite to change the food system, we can change the world. From our urban and
suburban farms to our community education programs, we aim to do just that by bringing
together youth and adults from diverse backgrounds who work together to build local and
sustainable food systems.
The Greater Boston Youth Development Manager (Seed and Dirt Crew) plays an integral role in
the implementation and ongoing development of The Food Project’s youth engagement model.
They provide primary leadership during the summer and academic sessions for The Food
Project’s Seed Crew, including 48 new Food Project youth and their adult and peer leaders, and
during the academic season for the 15 youth members of Dirt Crew. The Youth Development
Manager also contributes significantly to youth crew development and evaluation in the
For the complete job description: Youth Development Manager
The Food Project | IN-PERSON full-time in Boston and Lincoln | $45k-$55k