If you like to spend time with kids and have a background instructing at a camp, environmental education, or other outdoor education experience, this could be a good opportunity for you.
The Children's Program Instructor will plan, promote, implement and teach classes at our farm markets on topics including organic gardening, cooking, preserving the harvest, etc. Our farmstand products and programming are oriented towards families with children and each year we look for someone with experience and interest in creating, scheduling, and teaching activities with preschool aged kids (i.e. 2-7) and their families (i.e. Bug walks, berry picking, seed planting, cooking projects, etc.) about 2-3 days/week. You may also plan, implement, recruit staff, promote and teach a small farm day camp on the farm during the summer months.
We are looking for someone who is highly self-motivated and independent, with prior experience as an instructor. The successful candidate will also have an entrepreneurial bent, with experience in creating and marketing programs successfully.
In addition, the person hired will care for Eve and Chris's 3 and 5 year old kids 2-3 days a week on the farm. Activities will include farm walks, going to the library or the beach, visiting friends, etc. Drivers lisence required.
30% : farm work with the other apprentices
30% : independently develop and teach weekly events for kids and families including playgroup, farm tours, cooking demonstrations, etc.
10%: help customers at the Farm Market & Garden Center
20% : help Eve with her kids (ages 2 and 4) on the farm i.e. walking around farm, in the house, some cooking (no cleaning required)- about two days/week;
- Enjoyment of small children and previous work experience i.e. babysitting, camp counselor, educator
-Experience in creating and marketing programs successfully
- Ability/interest in independently developing educational activities for kids to offer on the farm
-Self-motivated and independent, with an entrepreneurial bent
STIPEND: $1000-$1500/month plus housing on-site.
To apply, email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. An on-farm visit is required as part of the interview process. Check out our farm and previous apprentice testimonials at www.GardenOfEveFarm.com