Education Assistant Needed at the Washington Youth Garden

Education Assistant Needed at the Washington Youth Garden

The Washington Youth Garden is a non-profit garden and environmental science education organization located on the grounds of the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington, D.C. The Education Assistant position is a part-time (30 hrs/week) professional 3-month position that will support the Washington Youth Garden’s Education Coordinator and other WYG staff in the execution and advancement of WYG’s Garden Science program.  Via the Garden Science program, the WYG partners with local elementary schools to provide environmental science and nutrition education.  Key components: 1) an interactive eight week garden-based curriculum for third and fourth grade classes;  2) the development, installation, education and management of edible school gardens;  3) a full day field experience to the WYG in May for each school;  and 4) teacher trainings and parent orientations.  
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