6 Mar 2023

Part-Time Horticulture Education Coordinator – Remote

The Giving GroveAnywhere


Job Description

The Giving Grove is currently seeking a (part-time/contractual) individual with a background in horticulture, specifically specializing in the holistic (organic/biological) care of fruit and nut trees and small fruits. This individual must be comfortable presenting/co-presenting workshops and creating content for the national network. Position can be remote and will require occasional travel, covered by The Giving Grove.

Direct Report: Co-Director

Time Expectations: Up to 20 hours/month

Salary: Negotiable, starting at $45/hr based on background and experience

Expectation of Duties:
-Assist with curriculum development for community-facing and affiliate-facing fruit tree care and maintenance workshops on a national level
-Review, edit and submit content for The Giving Grove’s educational website pages and Field Guide
-Assist with updating production estimates of fruits, nuts and berries
-Develop content for quarterly newsletters for affiliate partners based on feedback and interests of affiliate partners
-Present at quarterly meetings and national conferences based on feedback and interests of affiliate partners
-Assist with editing and contributing to an affiliate-centered website
-Respond to national inquiries on fruit tree care and maintenance
-Use expertise to offer advice and guidance to The Giving Grove Staff on horticultural approach, land and food policy
-Additional opportunities to participate in Giving Grove activities as mutually agreed upon

Qualifications and Candidate Preferences:
-Educational focus or certification in the horticulture field
-5+ years of direct experience in caring for fruit/nut trees
-Experience working with and/or ordering from nurseries
-Commitment to biological and organic methods of orchard care
-Understanding of land trusts, conservation easements and land bank policies
-Understanding of issues of equity and access in food policy, land acquisition and greenspace
-Commitment to collaboration

For more information, visit givinggrove.org.

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Job Categories: Non-profit. Job Types: Part-Time. Job Tags: arborist, education, fruit grower, horticulture, and orchard. Job expires in 42 days.

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