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job and internship in Seattle, hopefully readable...thanks Amanda!

  • Subject: [cg] job and internship in Seattle, hopefully readable...thanks Amanda!
  • From: "Sadler, Sally-Anne" <Sally-Anne.Sadler@METROKC.GOV>
  • Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2001 11:52:17 -0800

Title: job and internship in Seattle, hopefully readable...thanks Amanda!

Job Announcement


POSITION TITLE: Assistant Garden Coordinator
Part-time: 20 to 30 hours per week
Start date: January 14, 2002
Wages: $13.39 per hour
Application Deadline: Dec 21, 2001

Seattle Tilth is a 22-year-old non-profit with a mission is to promote organic gardening and farming. We educate people to garden and eat organically, and to reduce waste through composting and conservation, thereby creating a vibrant and sustainable community.

Responsibilities:

    ·       Under supervision of the Garden Coordinator maintain the Seattle Tilth Gardens
    ·       Help Garden Coordinator develop long range plans for the Seattle Tilth gardens
    ·       Work with volunteers and garden interns
    ·       Maintain written records of activities including volunteer database, lesson plans, etc.
    ·       Assist in the planning and coordination of the Seattle Tilth Plant Sale
    ·       Assist in the coordination and volunteer management of all Tilth training classes
    ·       Public speaking on garden topics for various groups
    ·       Be a garden resource person
    ·       Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

    ·       Strong organic gardening and composting knowledge, with demonstrated hands on experience
    ·       Strong organizational proficiency
    ·       Excellent computer skills and experience setting up data bases
    ·       Teaching background
    ·       Proven volunteer manger expertise
    ·       Strong writing and speaking skills
    ·       Background working with diverse populations
    ·       Aptitude in working independently and as part of a team

Application
Please send a cover letter noting your qualifications for this position, and a resume to Pamela Burton at Seattle Tilth, 4649 Sunnyside Ave N, #1, Seattle, WA 98103.


Seattle Tilth is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women and

 minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.


Job Description

Children's Garden Teaching Intern

Seattle Tilth Association

In the Seattle Tilth Association Children's Garden programs, we teach elementary school students organic gardening awareness and techniques. Our programs include school field trips to our gardens in Wallingford and Bradner Gardens Park, presentations to second grade classrooms around the city, summer camp programs, and children's activities at Tilth Plant Sale and Harvest Fair. The teaching intern will teach in all of these programs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead elementary school students in experiential garden-based curriculum.
  • Teach soil education presentations in public school classrooms.
  • Assist in scheduling field trips and school visits.
  • Assist in organizing and leading summer programs.
  • Organize children's activities at Tilth Plant Sale and Harvest Fair.
  • Work with Tilth staff and volunteers.

Applicant Requirements: We are seeking a mature, enthusiastic person who is confident that they will be able to teach to groups of 30 kindergartners. Teaching and/or gardening experience a must. Car helpful. Computer skills desirable. Work takes place weekdays (9 am to 3 pm).

16-20 hours per week; between mid-February and the end of October, 2002. Thorough training and support provided. Pay range: $9-10/hour DOE.

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter detailing how you qualify for the position by January 9, 2002 to Seattle Tilth Association, Attn. Children's Garden, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N., Room 1, Seattle, 98103. Call with questions: Lisa Taylor, Children's Garden Director (206) 633-0451.

Seattle Tilth is a 21-year-old non-profit with a mission is to promote organic gardening and farming. We educate people to garden and eat organically, and to reduce waste through composting and conservation, creating a vibrant and sustainable community.

Seattle Tilth is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women and
minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.




Sally Anne Sadler
Urban Food Gardeners
http://www.metrokc.gov/wsu-ce
Secretary, American Community Gardening Association
http://www.communitygarden.org






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