Garden Education Assistant, Groundwork Somerville

Want to gain experience in schoolyard gardens programming?  Assist Groundwork Somerville as their Garden Educators lead after school clubs in each elementary school garden through their Schoolyard Gardens Program in Somerville.  This spring’s theme will be Garden Arts!  (We are interested in hearing from potential volunteers even if you are unable to commit through June 8th.)

Garden Education Assistant

March 26th-June 8th (10 weeks),
Hours 2+ hours/week, unpaid/volunteer

Garden Education Assistants will assist in nature/gardens programming in Groundwork Somerville’s after-school “Garden Arts” clubs this spring.  You’ll help run activities involving the arts, gardening, and nature with groups of 8-12 students, grades K-5.  All programs operate during after-school hours (2:30-5:30pm) on the same schedule each week, so you need to be able to commit to one day (1-2 hours) per week for the full 10 weeks of the program. Experience working with youth ages 5-12 and comfort being outside and dirty required! Additional leadership opportunities are available for experienced volunteers.  Please email cover letter (can just be the body of an email), resume, and weekly availability to Lee at ladwyer@groundworksomerville.org.

Openings:
Monday: TWO slots: 2:30-4:15, Argenziano School and Brown School
Tuesday: 3:30-5:30, Brown School
Wednesday: 2:30-4:15, Healey School
Thursday: TWO slots: 2:30-4:15, East Somerville School (at Edgerly Center), West Somerville School
Friday: 2:30-4:15, Kennedy School

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