Gain a wide array of professional experience catered towards your specific career goals. Live and work in a beautiful place surrounded by both the desert and mountains. Serve the children of Montezuma County through education and growing food to help combat food insecurity. Work as part of a successful and thriving non-profit with an amazing team of co-workers and mentors.
Become a garden educator in Montezuma County Colorado! The job involves hands-on gardening/farming in our seven beautiful school gardens, while also teaching pre-K through 8th grade students about gardening, nutrition, agriculture and resource management. Learn how non-profits operate and work with an amazing team! This is an AmeriCorps service position which is paid and has many benefits. Live and work near skiing, climbing, hiking, paddle boarding and hiking!
Duties (you will receive training in all aspects of the job)
In addition to education, the Garden Educator is also involved in the upkeep and maintenance of the production gardens. Responsibilities include:
Terms of Service
Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Weekend work is occasionally expected. Primary service locations include elementary school gardens in Cortez, Dolores, and Mancos as well as a production garden at Cortez Middle School. Members typically serve in an outdoor environment during the warmer months and in an office environment for winter/offseason. This program is a year long commitment which runs from the beginning of August through the end of July. Full time work is required. Members must complete 1700 hours of service to be eligible for an education award. Members have sufficient time to complete this term of service.
Benefits and Pay
Benefits and Pay
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