Employment Opportunities

 

  • Field Trips

    Students from nearby schools and colleges come for field trips to our main school garden at the East Palo Alto Charter School to learn about science, health and food systems.
  • After School

    In afterschool programs, students enjoy vibrant lessons in organic gardening, cooking, arts & crafts, and science.
  • School Days

    During the school day, students learn hands-on science education in the garden. These programs meets California State Science Standards.
  • EPA Tool Lending Library

    The Tool Lending Library reduces expenses for home gardeners by offering all the tools needed to establish and maintain home gardens free of charge.
  • EPA Backyard Gardener Network

    The Backyard Gardener Network is a resource-sharing community of gardeners in East Palo Alto committed to growing our own food and celebrating the bounty of our community.
  • EPA Seed Library

    The seed library, a project in partnership with the Public Library of East Palo Alto, enables gardeners to check out, plant, grow, and eventually save seeds, ensuring a regenerating source of organic and heirloom seeds for gardeners in our community.
  • EPA Fresh Checks

    Fresh Checks is an innovative incentive program for low-income consumers at the East Palo Alto Community Farmers Market, enabling participants to double the value of their purchases at the market and take home more fresh, local, sustainable produce!
  • East Palo Alto Community Farmers Market

    The East Palo Alto Community Farmers Market offers the only source of seasonal, local, and organic produce to community members in East Palo Alto. In addition to encourage healthy lifestyle choices, the market supports beginning organic farmers transitioning from work as farm laborers on industrial farms.
  • School Gardens

    Our school gardens are magical places for children and adults to enjoy, learn and grow.

Collective Roots is hiring for two exciting positions within the organization: Executive Director and Manager of Community Initiatives!  Join our team and help this dynamic, fast-paced, community-based organization grow and flourish.  See the position descriptions to learn more about the open positions.