Troy Kids’ Garden Assistant Manager Job Description Schedule e

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Troy Kids’ Garden Assistant Manager Job Description
Community GroundWorks is seeking an experienced educator and grower to assist in the
management of the Troy Kids' Garden.
April 11 - June 10: Mon/Wed 11:30 - 5:30 (12 hours per week)
June 13 -August 12: Mon - Fri 8:00 - 2:00 (30 hours per week)
August 15 - Nov 11: Mon/Wed 11:30 - 5:30 (12 hours per week)
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
 Helps to develop and manage a productive educational garden.
 Leads youth and garden staff in growing, harvesting, and preparing produce.
 Manages day-to-day aspects of educational program and garden: develops educational
activities for youth and garden staff, and assists in program documentation and
 Builds relationships and coordinates with schools and community organizations to
recruit youth program participants.
 Trains and supervises interns and volunteers.
 Other duties as assigned.
Desired Qualifications:
 At least two years of experience facilitating outdoor youth programs.
 At least two years experience gardening or farming using sustainable and/or organic
 Experience managing interns and volunteers.
 Experience building relationships and working with other organizations effectively.
 Ability to develop effective work plans, organize details, set priorities, and meet
 Strong attention to detail and ability to work with minimal supervision.
 Highly organized professional, and diplomatic.
 Ability to lift and carry at least 50 pounds and work outside in a variety of weather
 College degree in a relevant field.
 Interest in and commitment to urban ecological agriculture.
*To apply, please send a cover letter and resume including two references to by March 6, 2016*