YEA Corps accepts corporate funding, federal and state grants, as well as individual donations. Such investments have had significant impact on the vitality and success of our organization. If you would like to make an immediate 501(c)3 donation visit our Donate tab. If you wish to allocate or discuss a potential donation please contact us.
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.
Meet the 2012-2013 Operations Team:
Zach Robinson: Operations Director
Ayan Hargrove: System Engineer
Curtis Wilson: Lead Teacher / Spanish Interpreter
Sarah Halverson-Fried: Program Manager, Community Outreach Coordinator and Vermi-composting
Kirk Marschel: Permaculture Manager
Cristina Liefson: Administrative Manager / Spanish Interpretation
Saeed Nezhad: Construction Coordinator
Andi Thone: Mushroom Systems
Anna French: Education Coordinator
Michael Tuma: Unity Project Specialist
Peter Schneider: Lighting Systems
Participate in the YEA Summer Internship Program
Experience an environmentally-focused entrepreneurial internship with YEA Corps. In our 8-week intensive internship, we provide mentorship and real-world learning opportunities for youth looking for professional edge. Working within our organization, participants gain access to:
- Business and entrepreneurial skills
- Hands-on knowledge of innovative, indoor urban agriculture systems, including: aquaponics, vermi-composting, 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 YEA Corps. 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. Now accepting interested applicants for the 2013 Internship!