Garden Educator Assistant
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One Cool Earth and SLO county public schools seek a motivated volunteer to work cohesively with students and assist a garden educator to support lessons in school gardens and outdoor classrooms. The position would be well-suited for parents or relatives with a student at the local schools. Help power happy, healthy, smart youth in the garden by volunteering today!
Participate in any of these 3:
- Library on the Lawn Healthy Taste Tests - Reading a fun book about a fruit or vegetable and a taste test of that produce
- Garden Club - Assist with lessons about health, science and the environment in the school gardens
- Afterschool kindergarten "Sprout Scouts" garden club - Assist with lessons about health, science and the environment in the school gardens
Public schools in SLO County
Support garden educator with lessons in the garden:
Set up for lessons and activities
Assist with supervising and educating children during garden activities
Clean up after lessons
Share enthusiasm as well as knowledge with others in outdoor classrooms
Time Requirements/ Frequency:
Volunteer 6x with us for at least 2 hours
Qualifications and Requirements:
Gardening knowledge and classroom experience preferred, though neither is required!!
Provide one’s own transportation to and from the site
18 years and older or with parents permission
Volunteer Paperwork and fingerprinting with school site will need to be completed
Leadership experience, public school experience, and expertise in or familiarity with garden education.
1 hour orientation (might be online)
We'll work with your schedule.
San Luis Obispo CountySan Luis Obispo County, CA 93401
- Child Development
- Environmental Education
- General Education
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- at least 12 hours