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AgCorps St. Peter's Harvest of the Month Specialist

Montana Department of Agriculture


Opportunity summary

Term length

1/13/2025 - 11/21/2025

Application window

5/1/2024 - 12/15/2024


Helena, Montana

Hourly pay equivalent


Project summary

Engage young Americans in connecting youth and the community to food and where their food comes from. This includes conducting taste tests, educational activities, cooking, and gardening lessons.

Opportunity description

Recruit classrooms to participate in monthly Harvest of the Month lessons and taste tests, teach monthly Harvest of the Month lessons in Helena, provide Harvest of the Month programming at community outreach events specific to the Zero-Five population, aid in the planning, planting, and harvesting of garden space and summer garden programming, assist with community Farmers’ Market outreach booths once a month, and develop a sustainable plan to continue HOM for next school year. 


  • Education benefit
  • Healthcare
  • Mental and behavioral health benefits
  • Child care

Requirements and qualifications


High school diploma. Valid driver's license.

Preferred qualifications

Public speaking and communication skills, understanding or willingness to learn about gardening in Montana, and direct education experience is a plus.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Urban agriculture
  • Environmental education and training

Work environment

  • Individual placement
  • Urban
  • Traveling
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor