· Improve existing curriculum and pilot new, innovative programs that challenges students to re-envision and reinvent their relationship to food
· Manage our Media Campaign
· Lead group activities on the farm (including, but not limited to: harvesting, spring planting, crop planting, digging new beds, composting)
· Lead hands-on, in-classroom exercises related to food justice and community organizing
· Help plan and execute year-long programs
· Opportunity to grow role into full-time, paid position
· Studying to be a teacher or educator and/or educational experience with youth
· Farm or garden experience in an educational role
· High energy, positive attitude with excellent communication skills
· Quick study and curious learner
· Keen interest in food policy, nutrition advocacy
· Preferred candidates have experience mentoring youth, but it is not required
The position is a great opportunity if you are looking for a food systems job, teaching experience, and a strong role in a growing organization. While it is not currently paid, we are in the process of funding the position.
The role is 10 hours per week, starting September and running five months (through the whole school year preferred). Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Stacey Murphy at Stacey@bkfarmyards.com, by September 2.