Youth Gardening Instructor


Cause Areas


Mon Oct 09, 2017 05:00 PM - Tue Oct 09, 2018 07:00 PM


5000 Nannie Helen Burroughs Ave NEWashington, DC 20019


Title: Youth Gardening Instructor

Part Time: 2 hours/week minimum (paid) on Wednesdays from 5pm to 7pm.

Location: Marvin Gaye Greening Center. 5000 Nannie Helen Burroughs Ave NE

Main Responsibilities (Under the guidance of the Farm and Food and Green Corps Coordinators):

  • Lead and direct an after-school program for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students.

  • Develop an engaging curriculum for weekly seminars (until December 13).

  • Collaborate with staff to gather attendance information and an after-action report.

Required and Desired Skills

  • Must be able to start immediately.

  • Must be able to withstand typical demands for farm labor, such as walking, standing, reaching, and working outdoors in various weather

  • Must be able to pass a background check and TB test.

  • Resourceful, flexible, and a self starter.

  • Passionate about youth and the mission of Parks & People.

Please, send a cover letter detailing why you're interested in becoming a Youth Gardening Instructor and your resume to


  • Child Care
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Gardening
  • Youth Services
  • Farming

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • TB test

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