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Employment Opportunities at Capital Roots

Capital Roots is changing the lives of people every day by providing access to fresh food and green spaces for all. Through our 55 community gardens, our Food Access programs like the Veggie Mobile, Sprout and our youth powered farm at the Produce Project we are working daily to nourish healthy communities and improve the lives of our citizens.

Capital Roots offers a fun and flexible working environment with generous vacation and holiday leave. Capital Roots is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to nurturing our diverse work environment. We encourage all qualified candidates, regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation or disability, to apply for vacant positions at Capital Roots.
Here are some opportunities to become part of our team and share our passion.

Volunteer Coordinator 

The Volunteer Coordinator works to organize and coordinate Capital Roots’ Volunteer Program. This is an exciting opportunity to interact with current and
prospective volunteers, corporate groups and the greater community – and have a meaningful impact on our healthy food access work.


Healthy Streets Coordinator

The Healthy Streets Coordinator works to create municipal-level policies and implement projects that enhance community health and livability in the Capital Region; specifically focusing on complete streets and urban greening initiatives that will educate stakeholders, advance legislation adoption and install community-based enhancements.


Mobile Markets Assistant

The Mobile Market Assistant works alongside the program coordinator, performing various tasks essential to the operation of Capital Roots’ traveling produce markets. The Veggie Mobile® and the Veggie Mobile® Sprout are an integral part of Capital Roots’ food hub, delivering produce to communities with limited access to fresh food


Deputy Director

The Deputy Director reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and will provide leadership for Capital Roots’ internal programs, development, administrative and human capital. The Deputy Director will partner closely with the CEO to chart Capital Roots’ future growth and strategic response to an ever-increasing demand for the organization’s services. The Deputy Director will oversee internal functions freeing up the CEO to focus more on external matters such as strategic expansion, strategic fundraising, public relations, and partnerships.



Become an Intern at Capital Roots!

Interns are an integral part of the services Capital Roots provides to the community, and as an intern, you will get to experience all aspects of a nonprofit working environment. Capital Roots welcomes high school, college and graduate students, along with anyone else who has interest and time to commit.

Contact us

If you have a particular skill or you just want to help out occasionally with different tasks, we can absolutely use your help and find a way for you to get involved.

If you see a internship opportunity that interests you, please send an email or call our Volunteer Coordinator, Kim.

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