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Camp Garden Coordinator / Counselor at North Woods Camp - 12854

Job Title: 
Camp Garden Coordinator / Counselor
North Woods Camp
144 Gov. John Wentworth Hwy
03853 Tuftonboro , NH
US
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

Love gardening and being outdoors? Come join our camp team in launching our brand new Environmental Education Program. Build your resume while living under the pines on the shore of beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee.

On-site camp housing and meals are provided.
Job timeline: June 16th – August 21st (campers arrive June 27th)
Additional employment is potentially available for 2-3 weeks after the camp season.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

The chosen applicant will direct camper-based gardening activities at the Camps’ Garden Center which currently includes eight 4’ X 16’ raised bed gardens. The Garden Coordinator will be in charge of all vegetable care and camper gardening activities.

During program activities, the Garden Coordinator will have two additional staff members available to assist in running four, 50-minute gardening activities per day. Each 50-minute activity will involve 8-12 campers between ages 8-16. The Garden Coordinator will be responsible for maintaining the garden, harvesting produce, and supplying it to the kitchen for use in the dining hall throughout the growing season.

Education & Experience: 

1-2 years of experience working with raised bed gardens
Previous experience teaching / working with youth in a school, summer camp, or outdoor education setting
21+ in age (preferred, but not required)
Farming skills and large propagation knowledge
Experience working with low/high tunnels
Knowledge of different cultivating techniques
Enthusiastic about sustainability and local food systems
Willing to live in a cabin with and mentor a group of campers

Application Instructions: 

To apply, please contact Elizabeth Dales
Phone: 603-273-2120
Email: edales@ymcaboston.org

Job Categories: 
Farming/Agriculture