Exciting news! Wanted to let everyone know we’re seeking a part-time, spring/summer Truck Farm Education Coordinator to begin in mid/late April. All details below.
Position Title: Truck Farm Education Coordinator
Date(s): May – September 2012
Wage: 25-30 hrs/week, $10.25 per hour
Program overview: Truck Farm is an edible education project which will bring farm experiences to Omaha area youth. It is a garden planted in the back of a pick-up truck that will travel around Omaha and the surrounding area showing kids how food is grown through hands-on experiences.
Qualifications Needed: BA/BS or higher, preferable in Education/Biology field or equivalent experience; Good computer skills, including word, excel, social media; Driver’s license and familiarity with city driving and operation of a small pick-up truck; Interest in local food systems, advocacy, and gardening; Experience with youth education and lesson planning; Previous experience in education, agriculture, environmental studies, health and nutrition, or related fields; Familiarity with community gardens or urban agriculture; Strong people and leadership skills.
To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to:
Dan Susman at firstname.lastname@example.org