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Volunteer as a Project or Event Leader

Looking to donate time and expertise? Work directly with our Board of Directors on event planning or other volunteer activities. Contact us. Qualified and serious applicants only please.

Apply to Join the Operations Team

All of our services and programs are provided by our youth-led Operations Team. If you have interest in how to get involved, contact us for more information.

Participate in the Spark-Y Summer Internship Program

Experience an environmentally-focused entrepreneurial internship with Spark-Y. In our 8-week intensive internship, we provide mentorship and real-world learning opportunities for youth looking for professional edge.

Operations team member at the Spark-Y Open House

Operations team member at the Spark-Y Open House

Working within our organization, participants gain access to:

  • Business and entrepreneurial skills
  • Hands-on knowledge of innovative, indoor urban agriculture systems, including: aquaponics, vermicomposting, mushroom cultivation, algae cultivation and more
  • Site visits to partner organizations and schools
  • Resume-worthy experience building an organization and working with a Board of Directors

Graduates of our program have secured jobs in the environmental industry, leadership roles in environmentally and socially-conscious organizations, and even employment with Spark-Y. Connect with other youth participants and those looking to build skills while participating in an organization with a mission.

Candidate selection is competitive and limited. Stay tuned for our 2016 Internship Application.