Employment Opportunities

"I want to work with ICG!"

Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. ICG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Current Openings

Please note: All current internships for 2017-18 academic year are ONLY open to individuals who are:
  1. eligible for federal work study
  2. eligible to receive academic credit for the internship OR
  3. interested in an unpaid internship

Check back in early January for positions for summer 2018.

Outreach Education Intern

Assist ICG’s outreach educator in bringing nature and garden-based programming to after school programs in Tompkins County. Prepare materials, help children with explorations, games, and projects, review and evaluate programs and projects. Opportunities to assist with ICG community events and Playful Nature, ICG’s garden-based preschool program.

Playful Nature Preschool Intern

Support nature exploration and child-led free play with children ages 2.5-6 in this innovated outdoor preschool program. Playful Nature Explorers is research-based, child-centered, and brings a world of discovery, learning and joy to children’s days through nature and play immersion. Assist with hands-on projects, songs, and stories. Supervise and encourage child-led play.

Philanthropy Intern (2 positions)

Help ICG cultivate and steward our friends and supporters in a variety of strategic and creative ways, from writing innovative thank you notes and connecting with corporate sponsors to developing multi-media strategies for expressing gratitude. Consider applying if you are organized, creative, and want to gain valuable gratitude and nonprofit skills. 10-20 hours/week, flexible schedule.

Marketing & Communications Intern

Work with ICG's Communications staff to support the day-to-day communications and marketing work of Ithaca Children's Garden. Photograph programs and events, coordinate and distribute publicity, draft and distribute press releases, draft and coordinate blog content, and assist with social media management.

To Apply

Complete application form and follow up with a brief email to info@ithacachildrensgarden.org. We look forward to hearing from you!