Zenger Farm Seeks Farm Educator for Fall 2014 Field Trip Season

Hi Friends of the Farm,

Zenger Farm is currently hiring a part-time Farm Educator for the Fall 2014
Field Trip Season. Please forward to qualified applicants. Application
Deadline: October 12, 2014.

Zenger Farm is a working urban farm
in Portland, OR, that models, promotes and educates about sustainable food
systems, environmental stewardship, community development and access to good
food for all. Zenger Farm offers field trip programs to people of all ages,
preschool to adult, and Farm Camp programs for youth.

The Farm Educator is a part-time,
non-exempt position reporting to the Education Director of Zenger Farm. The
Farm Educator will lead onsite programs that focus on plants, wetland
ecology, healthy food, natural history, weather/climate, soils, compost,
worms, and more. The Farm Educator will teach Farm Field Trips and assist
in the management of interns and volunteers.

TIME COMMITMENT: October 20th through November 21st, 2014

. Must be available Monday through Friday, 9am-2pm for 10 hours/week


. Lead Farm Field Trip programs for preschool students through adult

. Assist with volunteer management

. Facilitate garden and farm projects with children and adults

. Special projects and other duties as assigned

. Maintain a safe and organized work environment for youth and


. At least two years experience leading outdoor education programs

. Knowledge and experience in gardening or farming in the Pacific

. Knowledge of the natural history of the Pacific Northwest

. Ability to work in a farm setting, lifting up to 50lbs, digging,
using hand tools

. Must have excellent communication skills

. Must pass criminal background check

. Ability to obtain Food Handlers Card

. Ability to obtain First Aid and CPR Certification

. Ability to become Epi-pen certified


. This is a seasonal position, 10 hours/week with an hourly rate of
$11.00 to $13.00 an hour, depending on experience.

Submit a cover letter and resume with three professional references. Cover
letter should address your experience in outdoor education and why you are
interested in leading field trips at an urban farm. Submit application
materials via email to Allison O'Sullivan, [email protected] No
phone calls please.

Visit www.zengerfarm.org/youth-education for more information.

Allison O'Sullivan

Education Director

Zenger Farm


11741 SE Foster Road

Portland, OR 97266


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