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Community Gardening Coordinator
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Job ID 137
Employer Institute at Brown for Environment and Society
Employer Type On Campus
Date Posted Sep 14, 2016
Category Other / Miscellaneous
Job Type On-Campus Jobs
Job Description MANAGE COMMUNITY GARDEN – Maintain UEL Plots by annual plantings and diligent weeding; keep tools well maintained; handle plot requests; sustainable pest control; make sure members (approx. 20) adhere to garden policies; supervise compost system; have winter storage organized; occasionally provide garden tours; oversee care of communal areas and coordinator's plot; organize garden work days, hold outreach events with gardeners (such as pot luck meals).________________ MANAGE THE SOLAR HEATED GREENHOUSE - Care for seedlings to be planted in the garden; look after seasonal plants; clean and organize space on a regular basis; monitor inventory. We also need someone to disassemble an old aquaponics system.
Job Requirements The UEL garden is tool for outreach and education about sustainable agriculture. We need someone who is excited about this mission and helping to maintain a positive image within Brown and community at large._____________________ We are looking for a student with some previous gardening experience. Also, familiarity working with power tools is preferred._____________________This job does require a one year commitment, including working full or part time over the summer. We need someone who will be able to work during the summer of 2017, continuing on through the next academic year.
Number of openings 1
Hours 5.0 to 15.0 hours per week
Hourly Rate $10.25/hour
Time Frame Other
Start Date imediately
End Date Friday, December 1, 2017
Primary Contact Jeanne Ellen Loewenstein
Email Address
Work Location Urban Environmental Lab 135 Angell Street
Phone Number 863-1224
Fax Number 863-9846