We are Hiring Education & Garden Assistants

in the Kentucky Children’s Garden

Are you a U.K. student that wants to make a difference in your community? Are you interested in working with young children in an outdoor garden setting? If so, apply today for our Education and Garden Assistant position in the Kentucky Children's Garden.

ASSISTANT ACTIVITIES WILL INCLUDE:

  • Assisting with and leading environmental education programs for children ages 2-6
  • Planting and maintaining gardens
  • Displaying a customer service orientation towards the public at all times
  • Enforcing the rules and policies of the garden in a polite manner
  • Working the entire season: mid-March to October, 2020, 5-10 hours per week during the semester and 15-25 hours per week during the summer

THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL:

  • Be currently enrolled as a student of the University of Kentucky
  • Have personal or professional experience working with young children, gardening and/or customer service
  • Have college-level coursework on early childhood development, horticulture and/or an environmental field
  • Be interested in the environment, plants, education, sustainability, and/or outdoor activities

COMPENSATION

$9-10.50 per hour

May receive internship credit

To apply, send a cover letter, resume and 3 academic or professional references to dawn.bailey@uky.edu.

Aplication Deadline: January 31, 2020