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TENN Summer Assistant Manager

Description: The Titan Equity Nourish Network is an organization that engages Detroit Mercy students in food justice and sustainability initiatives. The TENN Summer Assistant Manager will assist with the TENN on-campus garden and all aspects of food deliveries. Students MUST be able to work on-site May-August.

Pay: $15 an hour.
Timeline & Hours: 8-10 hrs/week (on-site at McNichols campus) 

  • Assist in maintaining the on-campus garden by watering, seeding, weeding, trellising, and other activities
  • Attend regular meetings of TENN staff
  • Assist in planning, coordinating, and leading food deliveries to Princeton Street Block Club (PSBC). This includes: 
  • Pick food up from Gleaners Food Bank
  • Training and leading volunteers in packing the food
  • Leading volunteers in distributing food to families on PSBC
  • Communicate actively with interested food delivery volunteers and connect them to opportunities 
  • Collaborate with Princeton Street Block Club on planning summer events with the community
  • Serve as an active member of the TENN Staff Team, attending weekly meetings, participating in TENN large events, and supporting the organization in other ways  

  • Interest in gardening and food justice
  • Strong leadership and teambuilding skills 
  • Good ability to stay organized and manage time well
  • Ability to make connections and recruit volunteers and partners to the garden
  • Enjoys working with others 
  • Enjoys working outside and doesn’t mind getting their hands dirty 

To Apply: 
Please send a paragraph detailing your interest in this position and how you think that your skills and experience would make you a strong candidate to