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Rainier Beach Youth Stewards

Become a Rainier Beach Youth Steward — Currently Hiring!

Rainier Beach Youth StewardsThe Rainier Beach Youth Steward program is a youth employment program operated by Tilth Alliance for youth, ages 14-18, to gain job experience through wetland restoration and farm education. 

Participants spend six hours each week at Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands engaging in weekly themes that range from field management, food distribution and wetland restoration. Youth participate in different aspects of farm operations, learn about wetland restoration at the farm, and build relationships with peers, adult staff, and volunteers. Additionally, there will be opportunities for professional development through team building and job skills training.

* Please note: Due to COVID-19, programming in 2021 and/or the start date are both subject to change based on government guidelines regarding large gatherings. Interviews will be held by Zoom or in-person.


We are currently offering temporary spring positions. Spring crew members will work six hours per week for eight weeks as part of a cohort of eight young farmers.

  • Schedule: Starting April 13 for eight weeks, every Tuesday and Thursday; 4:30-6:30 p.m. and every Wednesday; 3:15-5:15 p.m.
  • Location: This program is held at Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands (5513 S Cloverdale St, Seattle, WA 98118)
  • Transportation can be a major challenge for some candidates. Please be sure to consider the location of the job and whether it is possible to consistently make it to and from work in a timely and safe manner.
  • Pay: Youth will be paid $16.69/hr and receive checks bi-weekly.
  • Qualifications: Youth must be 14-18 years old and have interest in learning about urban farming and/or wetland restoration.

Apply by Wednesday, March 31

(Click here to download the application as a Word doc.)


Please send completed applications to Suez Gebretsadik at:

If you have questions or feedback that require immediate attention, you’re welcome to email Suez at or call (206) 370-9196.

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