Application deadline: Aug 5, 2015
The Lettuce Learn Project is seeking a learning garden assistant to help with Mrs. Anne Wilson's 6th Grade "Lettuce Learn Science!" Garden beginning in Aug 2015 and ending in early November 2015*.
*There is the possibility of extending the post until the end of the school year in June 2016.
The position is part time (5-10 hrs/week) and is located at Hardin Park Elementary School in Boone, NC. The garden-education assistant will receive a monthly travel stipend of $200 to assist with travel expenses.
Lettuce Learn is a school garden support program within the High Country. We work towards the vision of creating nutritious, fair, and clean food for the wellbeing of our citizens and community. Because we believe school gardens are one path towards that goal, we provide support and resources to ensure school garden success so that all children may learn the art of food production, develop an ecological and nutritional literacy, and have the opportunity to learn in an experiential, place-based way.
The Hardin Park learning garden assistant will be provided with a variety of tools to help prepare them for their role. They will be part of the Lettuce Learn Team with access to comprehensive online training modules to help guide them along the entire process of planning, coordinating, maintaining, harvesting, and sharing the garden. Benefits include opportunities to to explore and experiment with best practices, and to work collaboratively with other garden educators, the Lettuce Learn leadership, and the teachers, staff, and administration at Hardin Park.
The learning garden assistant will report to the Lettuce Learn Project Director and Mrs. Anne Wilson.
TASKS WILL INCLUDE:
The learning garden assistant will receive a monthly travel stipend of $200. This position can also serve as an internship opportunity if needed.
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Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture Office
Lower Level 171 Grand Blvd
PO Box 67
Boone, NC 28608