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Who:  Seeking a committed, reliable person to help children in our program learn about growing fruits and vegetables that will be grown and eaten on the campus in our high tunnel. 

What: Gardening Enthusiast will:

  • Have knowledge in proper growing fruits and veggies in a high tunnel (greenhouse).
  • Have experience and knowledge in instructing a small group of students in the proper ways of planting, fertilizing, and caring for fruits and veggies.

Why:  Help improve IYR’s client’s sustainable food experience by providing a reliable, consistent presence and offering fun, educational opportunities. 

Where:   Hands of Promise Campus

                15655 Hollow Rd,  

                Caldwell, ID 83607

When: This opportunity would be most beneficial a 2-5x per week, in the afternoons/evenings.  

How: In order to get involved, you will need to:

  • Be at least 21 years old.
  • Submit application and resume
  • Submit to a criminal background check
  • Complete interview
  • Attend orientation.
  • Complete service shadowing.
  • Complete interview.
  • Submit to and pass a drug screening and TB test.
  • Comply with all Idaho Youth Ranch Volunteer Policies and Procedures
  • Make a commitment for a year

Please contact Leslie Morthland, Volunteer Coordinator at or 208-972-5540 to become part of the promise! 

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RELEASE OF LIABILITY: (Read carefully prior to signing!)

I understand and acknowledge that there are risks involved in volunteering with the Idaho Youth Ranch.

  1. I assume the risk and full responsibility for any and all injuries, losses or damages which might occur to me while volunteering for the Idaho Youth Ranch to the maximum extent allowed by law.
  2. I waive and release any and all claims, suits or related causes of action against IYR and its directors, officers, employees, volunteers, agents or affiliates for injury, loss, death, costs or other damagers to me or to my heirs and assigns.
  3. I indemnify and hold IYR harmless, to the maximum extent allowed by law, from any injury, loss, death, costs or other damages to me, my heirs or assigns or any third parties for claims, suits, or other related causes of action asserted against IYR arising from my conduct while volunteering for IYR.
  4. I release, indemnify and hold IYR harmless from any liability whatsoever for future claims pursued by my heirs and assigns for any injury, losses or damages.
  5. I give to IYR my free and unlimited consent and permission, waiving all claims for any compensation or damages by reason thereof, to use, publish, republish, or exhibit, with or without identification of me by name, any photographs, videos or statements taken that are related to my volunteering with IYR. IYR may use any of these materials in the furtherance of its work in the promotion of IYR or in any of its fund campaigns or other activities.

I have carefully read this release of liability, hold harmless and indemnification agreement and, by my signature below, I understand and agree to the above terms and conditions.

My submission of this form certifies that all information in this application is correct and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief and I understand that intentionally giving false information may result in refusal of employment or termination of employment if discovered after the date of hire. I also authorize the employers, schools or persons named above to provide information regarding my employment, education, character and qualifcations. I understand that information obtained from the above persons or others will be used for the purpose of making employment related decisions and that the results will be kept strictly confidential.

I understand that pre-employement drug testing is required for this position. If a criminal background check or medical examination is required for the position for which I am applying, any offer of employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of such background check and/or testing.

I also understand and agree that if hired, my employment is for no definite period and either the employer or I may terminate our relationship at will at any time without notice or reason and that this employment application does not constitute an employment contract. 

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