hiring in February 2024
The Education Associate will co-lead the food, farming and nature education programming, including an apprentice program, new youth development programs and support all education programs. This includes the associated outreach through promotional activities, materials and the management and recruitment of volunteers, interns, apprentices and docents.
Farming: components include co-managing the up to 1-acre Discovery Garden, Education Fields, pygmy goats and chicken flocks, as well as, coordinating with farm staff and volunteers to accomplish large seasonal projects.
Programs: We run seasonal field trips and Farm Immersions (February-June & Sept-Nov), a weekly program with Santa Cruz Montessori (Sept-June), a monthly Home School program (Sept-June), drop in programs (year round), Summer Farm Camps, Summer Leader in Training and job programs (June-July), a partnership with Food What?! (March-Oct), a 10- month apprenticeship, a produce distribution program (year-round), field and garden volunteers (year-round). During the pandemic we constantly adjusted and developed programs to best serve the needs of our community.
Events: Supporters Picnic, Fall Feast, Harvest Festival, Farm U-pick Events, Specialty Workshops, Birthday Parties
The Education Associate will work with our Education Director and Executive Director in the planning, implementation, evaluation (data collection) and development of these core programs and events.
The Education Associate engages and inspires the youth and families we serve about multiple aspects of the food system from production to consumption to food justice.
If you are interested in this position please fill out the form at the following link and include a resume and cover letter.
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