Siembra Siempre Application

Please read the Requirements and Rights before completing an application

Requirements & Agreements

  • Ability to complete a short interview with the Program Staff in May/June 2018
  • Able to lift 25 - 30 pounds and remain active for the full work day (10am - 3pm)
  • Come to work on time and wearing appropriate clothing
  • Willingness to work in all weather conditions (sun or rain)
  • Treat the Youth Coordinator, Farm Program Manager, Farm Site Manager, and your peers with respect and integrity
  • Listen carefully to directions and ask for clarification when necessary
  • Commitment to a safe working environment for yourself and others
  • Willingness to get your hands dirty!
  • Willingness to follow phone policy (We do not want to see your cell during working hours, unless permission has been granted by the facilitators).
  • Bring your own lunch and water-bottle to work

Your Rights as a Youth Worker

  • Three paid sick days
  • If your family has a planned summer vacation, you may go, provided that you present a signed note from your parent/guardian during the first week of work. After the first week, your stipend will be altered to reflect days missed on family vacation beyond your 3 paid sick days.
  • 30-minute daily lunch-break on the farm
  • You have the right at any time to talk to your supervisor about any concerns you have about the program