Members of Common Ground’s staff and faculty work hard and enjoy the fruits of our labor.

Current Openings

Summer Camp teachers and interns
Common Ground is currently seeking full time, seasonal teachers and interns to work in our summer camp programs for children ages 5 – 13. Camp staff work 40 hours per week for 7 weeks. Please read the complete job descriptions here before applying: CAMP TEACHER * CAMP INTERN

To apply:

  • Step 1: Complete the online application HERE.
  • Step 2: Email a resume and a cover letter describing your interest in our programs and your relevant experience to Rebecca Holcombe, Camp Director: rholcombe@commongroundct.org.
  • Interviews will be scheduled with qualified applicants who have completed both steps in the application process.
  • Applications accepted until positions are full. Interviews begin in February 2016, and most staff positions are filled by the end of April.

Urban Farm internship
Work with the Farm Manager, caring for the farm through the growing season. You will gain experience in all aspects of planting, growing, and maintaining a diversified sustainable vegetable operation. Common Ground grows nearly 10,000 lbs of fresh produce annually, including vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers. We also raise broiler chickens, pigs, Sheep and a goat and a flock of 60 laying hens.

Please read the complete job description, which includes application information, here: URBAN FARM INTERNSHIP.

Other Opportunities

We encourage you to subscribe to Common Ground’s email newsletter if you are interested in hearing about future employment opportunities at Common Ground. In addition, if you would like to share a resume and cover letter for us to keep on file, you may send it to:

Betsy Sneath
Director of Business and Administration
Common Ground – High School, Urban Farm and Environmental Education Center
358 Springside Avenue
New Haven, CT 06515
T 203-389-4333 x1211
F 203-389-5478
bsneath@commongroundct.org
www.commongroundct.org

EEO/Non-Discrimination Policy

Common Ground High School is committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons. Common Ground High School does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, disability (including, but not limited to, mental retardation, past or present history of mental disability, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws. Common Ground High School does not unlawfully discriminate in employment and licensing against qualified persons with a prior criminal conviction.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), as amended, it is the policy of the New Haven Ecology Project, Inc. and Common Ground High School not to discriminate against protected qualified applicants and employees with disabilities in all aspect of employment.

Inquiries regarding Common Ground High School’s nondiscrimination policies should be directed to:

Betsy Sneath
Director of Business and Administration
Common Ground – High School, Urban Farm and Environmental Education Center
358 Springside Avenue
New Haven, CT 06515
T 203-389-4333 x1211
F 203-389-5478
bsneath@commongroundct.org
www.commongroundct.org