Garden Consultant/Coordinator at Wright Charter School in Santa Rosa

Garden Consultant/Coordinator
Temporary/Part Time
Wright Charter School
2016/2017

Start Time: ASAP

Position/Duties
Under the supervision of the site Principal, the Garden Consultant/Coordinator will oversee garden planting and care. The Garden Consultant will also work with teachers and students at all grade levels (K-8) to develop and maintain classroom and school gardens and to develop and use standards based curriculum for garden based instruction. The Garden Consultant will also be responsible for fundraising and grant writing to maintain garden related projects.

Facilitate and supervise classroom visits to the garden (K-6 approximately 40 minutes per class per week/middle school garden elective approximately 55 minutes twice per week).

Extra flexible hours per week are authorized for garden maintenance, lesson and materials preparation, grant research/writing work (up to 25 total hours per week) 10 flexible hours authorized for summer garden maintenance.

Here is the full job posting: WrightGardenCoordinatorPosition

Contact Information

LINDA LANDA Personnel Services Coordinator

PHONE (707) 542-0550 Ext. 103

E-Mail llanda@wrightesd.org

Community Soil Foundation Seeks Program Director

The mission of CSF is to cultivate the wellness of Sonoma County communities by offering land-based education, creating access to organic produce, and regenerating habitat and natural resources.

The major goals that have been prioritized to carry out the mission include: 1) conducting year-round, outdoor, garden-based education to youth and adults, 2) teaching environmental stewardship through sustainable, organic gardening practices and habitat restoration and regeneration, 3) selling affordable, fresh organic produce at a farm stand located in Santa Rosa and donating a portion of the yield to local food banks, 4) teaching garden-enhanced nutrition education courses to youth and adults, 5) providing a community gathering-space for community members to reconnect and spend more time with their family, friends and neighbors.Job Description:

Community Soil Foundation’s Program Director (PD) is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. The position reports directly to the two co-founders of the organization.

The PD will supervise all staff including the Garden Educator, Garden Coordinator and the Bookkeeper. The PD collaborates with Community Soil Foundation’s staff, local community-based organizations, schools within the Mark West Union School District, existing funders and community members to build involvement in and commitment to the garden and its programs.

Position Details:

The PD is part-time at first and will start at 10 hours a week with a flexible schedule. The 10 hours a week is funded for a full year with hopes of additional fundraising to increase hours per week. Hourly rate starts at $20 per hour.

More details can be found CSF Program Director

Questions: jeff@communitysoil.com

The position is now open. We anticipate filling the position by end of February 2017.

 

Community Soil Foundation Seeks Garden Educator

Community Soil Foundation seeks  Garden Educator to deliver garden-based education curriculum to the students of Mark West Elementary, San Miguel and Mark West Charter Schools.The Educator will deliver weekly lessons in-class and out in the garden to elementary and middle school students—combining environmental science education and nutrition education with hands-on experiences in the school gardens (planting, tending, harvesting, and cooking). The Garden Educator  will collaborate with Community Soil Foundation’s staff and Program Director to build involvement in and commitment to the garden within the school community.

More details here:  CSF School Garden Educator and Coordinator (3)

 

 

Position Details:

The Educator is part-time at first and will start at 20-32 hours a week, required three to four days in the garden.

Fresh Greens Pre-School Seeking Site Supervisor, Teacher, Atelierista, Aide

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