We are thrilled to be able to offer two paid AmeriCorps Individual Placement positions this summer:

  • 450 hour Garden and Volunteer Coordinator
  • 350 hour Education Coordinator

AmeriCorps is a national service program whose members join to give back to their communities while gaining marketable skills for future careers. If you are at least 18 years old and want to gain experience in agriculture, environmental studies, education, or non-profit business management this could be a perfect match!

Here are the highlights of each position with links to the full job descriptions.   If you (or a friend) are interested in either of the positions, please send cover letter, resume, contact information for 2 professional references to info@summitcommunitygardens.org by 9 am, March 12, 2018..

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Community Garden and Volunteer Coordinator

The Community Garden and Volunteer Coordinator will work under the direction of our Garden Program Director (Lynsey Gammon) to plant and maintain our demonstration gardens engaging the help of ~100 community gardeners and volunteers.    The Coordinator will develop processes and tools to deploy and track the volunteers effectively and meaningfully. 

The schedule is flexible but requires a minimum of 25 hours/week during June, July, and August. 

AmeriCorps will provide the selected individual with a $3,343 living allowance divided into bi-monthly installments and an educational award of $1,538.36 (upon completion of entire member contract).  

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Education Coordinator

The Education Coordinator is primarily responsible for developing and expanding the educational program of Summit Community Gardens (SCG).  The Education Coordinator will also assist in maintaining the demonstration gardens, help facilitate garden volunteer groups, and assist at SCG events.

The schedule is flexible but requires a minimum of 20 hours/week during June, July, and August.

AmeriCorps will provide the selected individual with a $2,229 living allowance divided into bi-monthly installments and an educational award of $1,230.69 (upon completion of entire member contract)