Job Description: The Faulkner County Library gardening programmer will assist with
maintenance of the garden, planning planting and crop rotation, advertising for events,
increasing outreach by collaborating with other community organizations,
record keeping, increasing visibility by outreach and advertising, and coordinating
educational opportunities with the library and partner organizations.
Garden duties: garden development and maintenance activities, developing
educational signage, planting, watering, weeding, record-keeping, planning workdays,
updating website and social media accounts.
Educational duties: facilitate at keast two weekly work days, educate volunteers, give
presentations and tours of the garden, help with organizing events, coordinate
educational activities with the adult and children's programmers at least once every
other month. Plan nutrition education lesson plans for weekly children’s garden club and
explore other nutrition education opportunities for adults.
Duties related to improving access to garden-grown produce: Friday food
pantry donation delivery, record keeping, coordinating at least one cooking/nutrition
workshop, maintaining hoop houses during the winter, and providing healthy snacks to
participants of the children’s garden club and adult programming activities.
Academic and Experience Qualifications: Must be a high school graduate or
have a GED.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required: Organic gardening, computer and social
media skills, ability to work with children and organize groups of people, some
mechanical skills to maintain tools and irrigation system.
Physical, Emotional, and Intellectual Demands: Ability to tolerate heat and
humidity, lift 50lb, good social, verbal and written communication skills, ability to work in
groups, facilitate workdays, work with people of all ages and backgrounds
This is a part-time position of 20 hours a week at $11 an hour
Please attach a resume with your application