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Teaching Garden Assistant

Growing Places is gearing up for the busy growing season and we’re looking for a seasonal, part-time intern with a passion for food justice to help us stay organized!

If you or someone you know would enjoy working outdoors with our amazing staff and gardeners, please read or share our full position description, viewable here.

Please send cover letter and resume to Janet O’Brien, Director of Program Operations at janet@growingplaces.org.

Application deadline: March 31st

Photographer/s Volunteers

Growing Places seeks the help of a volunteer photographer or team of volunteer photographers to create and prepare photographic images to display in a variety of published mediums. The ideal candidate(s) should be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of photography and will rely on their own experience and equipment to plan and accomplish goals assigned by Growing Places. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

If this sounds like you or someone you know, please read or share the full descriptions, viewable here.

Send a resume and online portfolio to Joanne Foster @ joanne@growingplaces.org

Growing Places seeks Youth Education Coordinator, TerraCorps Member

Growing Places seeks an enthusiastic environmental educator to help us build upon our 15 years of experience providing gardening, environmental stewardship, and healthy eating education to adults and families by serving area youth. The goal of our youth education programming is to build the skills, confidence, and knowledge of youth, ages 6 to 12, to grow, harvest, and prepare healthy fruits and vegetables, to be good stewards of the environment, and to encourage healthy lifestyles. Our youth programs will be offered through local public schools and in the community in partnership with community based youth-serving organizations located in Clinton, Leominster, Fitchburg, and Gardner, MA.

Our goal is for the YEC to expand our Teaching Garden for Kids within public schools, and explore ways to engage youth with our Garden on the GO!, tree ID walks, adopt-a-tree program, and garden story time.

To find out more details and how to apply, click here to view the full job description.