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Salt Lake City job opening

  • Subject: [cg] Salt Lake City job opening
  • From: "Anna Wasescha" <ariel@tc.umn.edu>
  • Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2001 14:56:48 -0500

Position announcement:
Youth Gardening Program Coordinator

Wasatch Community Gardens is a community-based, nonprofit organization =
serving Salt Lake City's inner-city neighborhoods. In our Youth =
Gardening Program, inner-city young people plant, tend, harvest, sell =
and donate organic produce, learning responsibility, cooperation, and =
respect. We create partnerships with other organizations serving =
inner-city youth in order to integrate organic gardening into their =
education and social service programs. In our Community Gardening =
Program, adults and families grow fresh vegetables for themselves or =
others in need. 

 This position requires a highly organized and self-motivated individual =
with a sincere appreciation and respect for youth. This position gives a =
hard-working individual the opportunity to work in an innovative, =
community-based gardening program for inner-city, low-income and at-risk =
youth. Responsibilities:
Organize, administer and implement experiential education =
program for youth ages 5-18.
Lead daily groups of 5 to 12 youth participants in =
work/education projects, planting, tending and harvesting vegetables in =
two local community gardens.
Recruit participants for and participate in projects and =
Farmer's Market with teenage Youth-at-Market participants.
Maintain communication with collaborating agencies serving =
inner-city, low-income and at-risk youth.
Train and supervise assistant coordinator, teenage peer =
leaders and adult volunteers.
Maintain accurate program records for internal evaluation and =
grant-reporting purposes. =20
Assist in garden maintenance.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in a social =
sciences, education, environmental studies or related field.
Highly organized, self-motivated and ability to perform =
multiple tasks independently.
Flexibility, energy and motivation; ability to adapt to =
changes in youth, gardens and seasons.
Ability to relate positively with youth from diverse =
backgrounds, ethnicities, and socioeconomic levels.
Job and volunteer experience that reflects ability to fulfill =
the above responsibilities.
Knowledge of gardening beneficial but not required.  Must be =
willing/able to learn basic gardening skills quickly.
Knowledge of Word and Excel programs a plus.
Salary dependent on experience
Hours:  40 hours per week, flexible schedule, some evenings and =
Application Deadline: July 7, 2001
Send resume to:
                        Executive Director
                        Wasatch Community Gardens
                        P.O. Box 2924
                        Salt Lake City, UT 84110-2924

Anna Wasescha
1312 Dayton Avenue
St. Paul, Minnesota  55104-6440
651.646.8733 (phone)
651.646.0034 (fax)

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