Garden Coordinator position open at Spring Creek Charter School

Spring Creek Charter School in Santa Rosa seeks a Garden Coordinator to teach weekly garden education classes, maintain the vegetable and pollinator gardens and fruit trees, as well as facilitate community involvement and investment in our school garden.   Now in its 10th year, the school garden program is an important part of school culture and is highly valued by the school community.  
Qualifications: Minimum of 2-3 years of facilitation or teaching experience with youth aged 4-9; knowledge and skills in small-scale organic food production or home gardening; knowledge of or interest in topics including urban gardening, botany, environmental science, health and nutrition, food systems, food access;  ability to work with diverse populations including youth and adults; ability to work independently and be flexible. Compensation is commensurate with experience.  Application deadline is September 15, 2016.
To submit an application, please send a resume and cover letter to Jay Dowd, Spring Creek Principal, at

Garden Coordinator Position Open at Mary Collins School at Cherry Valley

Mary Collins School at Cherry Valley is looking for a Garden Coordinator to facilitate garden-based education classes, manage the school garden, as well as bring students, families, teachers and community members together to develop and maintain this vibrant and productive hub of our year round public charter school. Qualifications:  Minimum of 2-3 years of facilitation or teaching experience with youth aged 5-13; Knowledge and skills in small-scale organic food production or home gardening; Knowledge of or interest in topics including urban gardening, botany, environmental science, health and nutrition, food systems, food access;  Ability to work with diverse populations including youth and adults; Ability to work independently and be flexible. Application deadline is August 18, 2015.
For more information please contact Liza Eichert 707-239-3753 or
To apply please visit the Petaluma City Schools Website.


Garden Coordinator Position Open at Steele Lane Elementary

Steele Lane Elementary School in Santa Rosa is seeking a part-time Garden Coordinator to work 2 days/week from 8 am – 3 pm.  Click here for more information and a full job description.

Program Coordinator position open at Global Student Embassy

Global Student Embassy is looking to hire a new Sonoma County Program Coordinator to facilitate their local and international Eco-Action education programs. This individual will join their very passionate team of young activists, mobilizing high school students and their school communities to build school gardens and restore our environment. They are looking for a candidate who speaks Spanish, is passionate about environmental change, is an effective communicator and enjoys working with high school age students. Click here for the complete job description. For more information on Global Student Embassy, go to




Part-time Garden Coordinator Position at Proctor Terrace Elementary School

Proctor Terrace Elementary School has a position open for a part-time Garden Coordinator for the 2015-2016 school year.  Click here to see the full job announcement.

Steele Lane School is seeking a part- time garden coordinator

Steele Lane School is seeking a part- time Garden Coordinator. This  is a contract position for two days a week in their wonderfully designed courtyard garden. The link to the full job description is GardenCoord job posting 2015-16.

Garden Coordinator Position with Lagunitas School District


Open Position for the 2015-2016 School Year (Part-Time)

 Specialist Position: Garden Coordinator (K – 8th grade)

The Lagunitas School District offers unique educational programs within a beautiful setting. Our district is committed to providing a variety of educational choices within the public school system. The district encompasses three educational programs: The Montessori Program (K-5), the Open Classroom Program (K-6), and the Middle School (6-8).

The Lagunitas School District is located in Marin County, 6 miles west of Fairfax off Sir Frances Drake Boulevard. The small, rural school district is tucked away in the beautifully scenic woodland of the unincorporated San Geronimo Valley.

Job Description

The Lagunitas School District has a shared garden in the field between the two schools. The garden is abundant with many beds of edible plants, a greenhouse, and a drip irrigation system. The Garden Coordinator will work collaboratively with teachers to maintain our school garden, develop and implement a program to teach practical gardening skills, nature awareness, nutrition, and respect for the environment. The position is for 13 hours a week. Hours are flexible, between 8:45 am and 3 pm, Monday through Friday during the school year. There may be some additional hours over the summer for maintaining the garden.

Schedule and Salary

  • August – June, 13 hours each week.
  • Hourly Rate: $18.37-24.18. There are no benefits for this part-time position.

Minimum Requirements

  • Offer of employment contingent upon successful screening of fingerprints and a ‘negative reading’ of a skin test or chest x-ray for active tuberculosis.

Desired Qualifications and Skills

  • Positive attitude, and enjoy working with children as part of a team of educators.
  • Ability to develop hands-on curriculum for groups of children.
  • Ability to maintain a garden with a variety of plants.

Application Process

  • Universal Application for Marin County School Districts Classified Employment

Download application from the school’s website link at

  • Letter or email of introduction.
  • Copy of any College/University transcripts (originals required if hired).

Submit Application Materials

Due Date: Position opened until filled.

Mail or email application package to:

Lagunitas School District

Attention: Laura Shain

PO Box 308

San Geronimo, CA 94963

Daily Acts seeks Schools Coordinator

Daily Acts, a growing sustainability nonprofit in Petaluma, is seeking a Schools Coordinator to join our dynamic, collaborative team. Working both independently and collaboratively with the Programs Director, Project Coordinator and Daily Acts staff, the Schools Coordinator will play a key role in promoting the 2015 Community Resilience Challenge to Sonoma County schools to activate student involvement in the program.

This is an extraordinary opportunity to inspire, support and mobilize young people to take action to conserve resources, grow food and strengthen their communities. Let your passion for empowering the next generation shine!

Download the job descriptionJob Posting – Schools Coordinator

Community Soil Foundation seeks part-time Garden Coordinator

Community Soil Foundation seeks  Garden Educator to deliver  core garden-based education curriculum to the students of Mark West Elementary, San Miguel and Mark West Charter Schools, all three public schools within the Mark West Union School District.

Garden 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).

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, which includes teachers, administrators, students, and other service providers.

See full Job Description here:  CSF School Garden Educator and Coordinator