“I hope that we can change the world!” – Jacenta, 4th grade


Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt

Reports To: Program Director

Hours: 10 hours per week

Schedule: Tuesdays, 4pm – 8pm, plus flexible gardening hours

Site: Rosa Parks Elementary

Position Description: The Family Food Farm (FFF) Assistant provides support for the FFF at Rosa Parks, including garden maintenance, participation in FFF work nights and events, and other duties as assigned by the Rosa Parks Garden Educator.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Provide mentoring and gardening support for participants during FFF meetings
  • Lead and support cooking activities during FFF meetings
  • Obtain materials needed for FFF, following Global Gardens’ purchasing policies
  • Provide outreach and follow-up for FFF participants
  • Provide maintenance and upkeep of FFF garden areas
  • Attend planning meetings and trainings as requested
  • Foster and maintain a positive, cooperative and GG-centered work environment in regards to relationships with other Global Gardens staff, school staff, and the community at large.


  • GED or high-school diploma
  • Experience with organic gardening
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to form relationships with diverse individuals and groups
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Commitment to peaceful and positive conflict resolution
  • Spanish language skills a plus

Working Environment: Garden working environment

To Apply for this Position: Email resume and cover letter to Program Director Symon Hajjar (SYMON@GLOBAL-GARDENS.ORG) by May 15th, 2019.

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