Concordia Place

Sprouting Out Initiative

Sprouting Out locally-made teen-crafted products!

Sprouting Out Social Entrepreneurs

As an intern with the Sprouting Out Social Entrepreneurs project, you’ll assist in the development and distribution of a full line of sustainably grown and locally made products. You’ll also learn the fundamentals of running a socially responsible business and engage in service-learning activities that teach skills of: entrepreneurial innovation, money management, creativity, networking, and responsible business practices.

CANDIDATES MUST COMMIT TO THE FULL 10 WEEK SESSION INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING DAYS & TIMES

January 27th through April 10th, 2014
Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:30-7:30pm

Interns meet at Concordia Place - 3300 N. Whipple Ave.
This is a paid position $8.25HR

To apply go to: http://www.afterschoolmatters.org/teens

Click APPLY NOW and choose Spring 2014. Search 60618 zip code & “Sprouting Out in Avondale”

Sprouting Out Social Entrepreneurs project integrates a social mission of developing environmentally-conscious teen leaders, who are agents of positive change in their community, with a socially-conscious business venture. The teens are creating an enterprise which provides innovative entrepreneurial training and paid internship opportunities, through the development and distribution of sustainable teen-grown and teen-made products. This project provides 65 paid teen internships through out the year!

An entrepreneurial mindset is an advantage for teens in our fast-changing world. This project educates today’s teens on the fundamentals of running a socially responsible business so that they can become the progressive leaders of tomorrow. The teens engage in service-learning activities that teach skills of; entrepreneurial innovation, money management, creativity, networking, responsible business practices & strategies, creating social capital, fiscal responsibility & sustainability, all used to achieve the project’s goals.

See our full product line of Sprouting Out teen-crafted deodorants, soaps, lip balms, bath salts, soothing salve and shea balms!

For information, please contact: Gwyn Siebert, Teen Programs Manager, 773.463.1600 ext.330 or email gsiebert@concordiaplace.org