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Garden Educator Assistant

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ONE COOL EARTH

Covid 19 Update:
The Garden Educator Assistant will work with students and assist a One Cool Earth’s Garden Educator Manager (GEM) with preparing and teaching lessons in school gardens. The position would be well-suited for someone who enjoys working with children and has a background knowledge or strong interest in gardening, education, nutrition, biology, and/or natural resource management.

Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Supporting the garden educator to improve student science understanding by providing engaging, standards-based projects, experiments, and lessons based on ecology, earth, and life sciences, especially on the subjects of watersheds, food forests, and zero waste;
  • Support the educator to teach engaging garden classes (30 - 60 min.) to 25 students at a time (3 classes per day);
  • Support a campus Green Team that manages school composting and recycling;
  • Provide basic maintenance for gardens: planting, weeding, pruning, composting, minor irrigation adjustments and repairs;
  • Preparing supplies for lessons

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Commitment to One Cool Earth’s vision and mission;
  • Experience working with children
  • Demonstrated communications and interpersonal skills, able to work with people of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds;
  • Creative, flexible and hard working; able to manage your commitments responsibly;
  • Enjoy learning new things and challenging yourself;
  • A good sense of humor, wonder, and curiosity;

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About ONE COOL EARTH

Location:

PO BOX 150, SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA 93406, US

Mission Statement

Every child deserves a place to grow.

Description

We create awesome school garden programs that power healthy, happy and smart youth! Our organization builds gardens in elementary and middle schools all over the county, and teaches hands-on earth science lessons as wells healthy eating habits. Our goal is to support thriving school garden programs at all 43 elementary schools in San Luis Obispo County by 2020.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Throughout SLO CountySan Luis Obispo, CA 93401

(35.2609,-120.654)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Environmental Education
  • Gardening

GOOD FOR

  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 3-5 hrs per week throughout the school year

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