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Youth Garden Coordinator
Posted: Friday, November 1, 2013
Youth Garden Coordinator – Education
This is a regular, full-time, non-exempt position working in Powell Gardens’ youth garden Fun Foods Farm. The position is Tuesday through Saturday through the growing season with some holiday and evening work. Responsibilities include the planning, planting and maintenance of areas of the youth garden, as well as leading instruction of youth and family programs in and around Fun Foods Farm. Candidates must demonstrate skills in both garden design and in the instruction of others within the garden setting. Candidates must hold a bachelor degree in horticulture, education or related degree, a high proficiency in pc-based word processing and related office software, and possess keen communication skills. Candidates with strong horticultural backgrounds in edible landscaping and experience teaching others are preferred. The position shall also include overseeing volunteers, and help with record keeping. An attractive benefit package is included with this position (following and eligibility period) including: PTO, holiday and vacation time plus medical, dental, disability and retirement plans. Salary range: $35,000 - $38,000 annually)
Send a letter of application and resume no later than November 29, 2013, to Director of Education, Powell Gardens, 1609 NW US HWY 50, Kingsville, MO, 64061 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The position will begin no sooner than January 2, 2014.