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Overview

Pay: $16.00+/hr depending on experience

Work expectations: Flexible, 6-12 hours per week. Higher during the summer months (May – Sept./Oct.), lower during spring months with gardener sign-ups and planning (March and April)

A Community Gardener Manager is someone who oversees and supports community gardens, especially those that serve low- and moderate-income gardeners.

  • Some of the typical duties and responsibilities of a Community Gardener Manager are:
  • Mentor and train garden leaders and volunteers
  • Coordinate garden operations, activities, and events
  • Communicate with gardeners, Garden Advisory Committee, & stakeholders, and community members via in person, email and social media use
  • Organize educational and social opportunities for gardeners and the public
  • Organize garden site maintenance days with gardeners, volunteers, and city staff
  • Promote sustainable gardening practices
  • Collect and analyze data
  • Manage program budgets and grant opportunities
  • Assist with strategic planning and outreach
  • The required knowledge, skills, and abilities for a Community Gardener Manager may vary depending on the specific organization and location, but some common ones are:
  • Experience working with community gardens, horticulture, community engagement, education, and outreach
  • Ability to work with diverse groups of people and cultures
  • Familiarity with local communities and resources
  • Proficiency in using technology and office software
  • Ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions
  • Bilingual or multilingual skills are desirable

EOE

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None
Driver's License Required: No
Minimum Hourly Wage: 16.00
Maximum Hourly Wage: 16.00