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[FERNDALE] – Sullivan Renaissance has paid internship positions available this summer. Interns will help to care for gardens and community projects within different Sullivan County towns and villages while exploring future career paths and gaining leadership experience.
Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 20 when they submit their application or resume. After the March 29 deadline, final candidates will be contacted for a personal interview. Orientation and training are required for each hired individual. Applications are available by going to http://www.sullivanrenaissance.org/_doc/Intern_Application.pdf. Intern salaries will start at $10.50 per hour.
Sullivan Renaissance interns will help with watering, mulching, fertilizing, weeding, dead-heading of plants and related activities. There may also be opportunities for administrative and organizational tasks. A day of service is integrated into the program along with opportunities to meet with local leaders and engage in discussion on current issues. Interns will also be trained to be positive ambassadors throughout the community.
The Internship program is offered in partnership with the Sullivan County Center for Workforce Development.
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR VOLUNTEERS
Volunteers who help with 2016 Sullivan Renaissance projects are eligible to apply for college scholarships. The Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan Counties offers a limited number of scholarships to Sullivan County residents who make a significant contribution to a 2016 Renaissance project. The SUNY Sullivan Foundation awards scholarships of $1500 to full-time students who volunteer in 2016 Renaissance projects. More information please call Sullivan Renaissance at 845-295-2445 or visit www.sullivanrenaissance.org.
Sullivan Renaissance is a beautification and community development program principally funded by the Gerry Foundation.