Jobs & Paid Interships

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Please note: In addition to the job posting sites listed at the bottom of this page, new listings can often be found at AUA’s Google Group before they are posted here.  Click here to access the group!


Urban Agriculture Opportunities in Chicago

GreenCorps Chicago: Youth Instructor

Herban Produce: Greenhouse Manager

Plant Chicago: Executive Director

Christy Webber Landscapes: Horticulturist

The Kitchen Community: Education Internship

West Ridge Chamber of Commerce: Devon Community Market Manager

Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance: Student Engagement Coordinator

Openlands: Neighborhood Programs Intern

Chicago Botanic Garden: Assistant Horticulturist, Fruit & Vegetable Garden

Growing Power: Youth Program Instructors

Chicago Botanic Garden’s Windy City Harvest: Rodeo Farm Corps Crew Leader

Chicago Botanic Garden’s Windy City Harvest: Farm Operations Corps Crew Leader

FarmedHere: Various Positions

Chicago Botanic Garden’s Windy City Harvest: Youth Farm Intern


Related Opportunities in Chicago

Purple Asparagus: Food Literacy Nonprofit Management Intern

Local Foods: Buyer

Friends of the Forest Preserves: Conservation Leadership Corps Crew Leader

Food & Water Watch: Part-time Grass Roots Organizer – GMO Labeling Campaign

Northwest Chicago Food Company: Regional Sales Associate-Midwest


Opportunities in the Greater Chicago Area and Midwest

Granor Farms: Part-time and Full-time Workers

Lake County Extension Unit: Extra Help – School Gardens

Downers Grove Park District (Downers Grove, IL): Community Garden Intern

Montalbano Farms (Sandwich, IL): Farm Crew

Cook County Farm Bureau (Countryside, IL): Administrative Assistant

Granor Farms (Three Oaks, MI): Farm Manager

Zanjabil Gardens (Pembroke, IL): Farm Manager

Elawa Farms (Lake Forest, IL): Garden Manager

Radical Root Farm (Libertyville, IL): Farm Staff

Sandhill Family Farms (Grayslake, IL): Farm Staff

Angelic Organics Learning Center (Caledonia, IL): Summer Farm Camp Leader

Angelic Organics Learning Center (Caledonia, IL): On-Farm Educator

Angelic Organics Learning Center (Caledonia, IL): Office Manager

Dubuque Rescue Mission (Dubuque, IA) Assistant Garden Manager

Liberty Prairie Foundation:  Outreach Intern

Liberty Prairie Foundation: Prairie Farm Corps Crew Leader

Liberty Prairie Foundation: Prairie Farm Corps Farm to Table Kitchen Lead

Midwest Organics Recycling (McHenry, IL): Compost Facility Manager


More job posting sites (urban/sustainable agriculture-related positions in Chicago and nationwide):

Chicagoland Environmental Network

Foresight Design Initiative (Chicago area)

International Network for Urban Agriculture


Good Food Jobs


Sustainable Food Jobs