Urban Gardening Educator in East Aurora, NY

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County Posted: 2024-06-21

East Aurora, NY 14052

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Salary Range: $21.50 hour

Be part of a dedicated team establishing a community food forest on the East Side of Buffalo as part of a larger Urban Forestry initiative. Work with fellow CCE staff members to establish and maintain the food forest, provide related community programming, and interface with workforce development opportunities for youth and adults.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County has an opening for a part-time Urban Gardening Educator working 19 hours per week from the Buffalo, NY office.

The Urban Gardening Educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Erie County will deliver gardening training in both classroom and in the garden setting to support the Erie County Urban Forestry program.

The Educator will teach basic horticulture and gardening principles with programming and activities focused on permaculture training, community food forest gardening, urban community forestry, and green job workforce development.

• Demonstrated ability and familiarity with gardening/urban gardening issues, volunteer coordination, and/or community engagement.
• Experience in guiding and collaborating with volunteers.
• Experience in teaching non-formal educational programs

Applications accepted through Wednesday, July 3, 2024 only at this website: erie.cce.cornell.edu

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