Our ideal candidate is a mature, enthusiastic person who can teach and inspire both children and adults. This individual should be excited about teaching yourh gardening and interested in the farm to market process. Previous youth work experience, especially with 2-14 year olds, is required. Experience in the garden-based or environmental education is preferred. A background in in gardening, agriculture, and/or horticulture will be given considerable weight. Background in art, music, theatre or performance a plus.
Applicants must enjoy working outside. Abilit to transport self to and from work required. This a full-time summer job starting July 1st, 2013 and ending August 2nd, 2013. Work takes place weekdays. Pay is $15.00/hour.
Required qualifications: - Previous work with youth in education or recreation; Demonstrated organization skills and reliability; Enthusiasm for working with children;Interest in agriculture and/or food system.
Preferred Qualifications: - Backgroun in organic gardening, agriulture, and/orhorticulture/ CPR/First Aid/ Food handler permit; understanding of experiential learning.
To apply: Please submit a resume and letter of interest outlining your qualifications and why you are interested in this job. This should be submitted as a single document in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. Email all materials with"Farm Camp Assistant" as the subject line, to the attention of the hiring committee @ email@example.com.
Position is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as received. Seattle Tilth is an equal opportunity employer.