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Summer Educator

Urban Roots
4.2 out of 5
1700 East 2nd Street, Reno, NV 89502
$17 an hour - Temporary, Full-time

Location

1700 East 2nd Street, Reno, NV 89502

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • Employee discount
  • Professional development assistance
  • Safety equipment provided

Full job description

Summer Educator

Position Description
Urban Roots’ Summer Educators will serve as lead educators during our summer Farm Camps. Through harvesting, digging, taking care of our chickens, art, games, cooking, and other outdoor activities, educators will help children develop a sense of place, build knowledge, and encourage healthy, sustainable, lifestyles.

Urban Roots’ mission is to grow healthy minds, bodies, and communities through place-based and seed-to-table education. Urban Roots is dedicated to changing the way communities eat and learn. We are the leading provider of garden education in northern Nevada for children and adults. From gardening programs in local schools to teacher workshops, volunteer training, and summer camp, Urban Roots is committed to helping people make the important connections between food, health, and their environment.

Timeline

  • Monday, June 10th, 2024 – Friday, August 9th, 2024
  • 40 hour weeks, 8 hours a day (7 hour camp day with 30 minutes for prep before and 30 minutes of clean up after)

Qualifications

  • Positive attitude and passion for the Urban Roots’ mission;
  • Experience and/or strong interest in education, gardening, or nutrition;
  • Coursework in science, nutrition, education, social justice, or related field;
  • Willingness to work closely with a small team;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Willingness to follow all COVID-19 precautions at and outside of work;
  • Able to lift and carry 50lbs and lead activities in all weather conditions.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Successful completion of a background check, camp training, CPR/First Aid Training, & Mental Health First Aid training;
  • Available 7:00am – 3pm Monday – Friday;
  • Lead/teach summer camps for up to 15 children in the 5-14 year age range in accordance with the provided curriculum and training;
  • Develop age-appropriate lesson plans for use at the camp;
  • Provide a safe, fun, learning environment.

Compensation

  • $17/hour
  • Free produce & eggs
  • PPE provided
  • Kid laughs, vitamin D, and an amazing summer!!

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Benefits:

  • Employee discount
  • Professional development assistance

Grade school specialties:

  • Elementary school
  • Middle school

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work setting:

  • In-person

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:

  • Childcare: 1 year (Required)

License/Certification:

  • CPR/First Aid Certification (Preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Required)

Ability to Commute:

  • Reno, NV 89502 (Required)

Work Location: In person