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Riverdale Neighborhood House
Reports to: Emma Pollack
FLSA Status: Part Time (Hourly)
ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW With a near 150-year history as a settlement house in the Northwest Bronx, Riverdale Neighborhood House (RNH) responds to the needs of the community by providing human services, pioneering educational programs, and a broad spectrum of resources. From our Early Childhood pre-school to our aPer-school programs offering college prep and employment for youth, to our Telephone Reassurance Pro-gram for seniors, and the new Farm & Food Hub, RNH offers diverse programs for all members of the greater Bronx community.
POSITION DESCRIPTION Riverdale Neighborhood House is seeking a Garden Educator/Activity Specialist to develop and deliver a hands-on food justice curriculum for program participants from pre-K through High school. The Educator/ Activity Specialist, in collaboration with the Food & Farm team, will be responsible for creating engaging lesson plans around the Food & Farm Hub, an educational garden, community fridge and, soon to come, teaching kitchen. Participants will learn about growing food, nutrition, cooking, environmental stewardship, and food justice. The Garden Educator will also assist in occasional special projects, such as community workshops and garden events. This position requires comfort and experience in leading hands-on gardening and cooking lessons. A “can do” attitude is essential as well as a sense of creativity and ability to work in all environments. Candidates should also have an interest in food and culture, as well as a commitment to advancing equity in all work. This position is a part-time (10-12 hours, 2-3 days flexible) role that will report to the Director of Community Engagement.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
WORK SCHEDULE: 10-12 hours, flexible days (2-3 days)
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: RNH is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, age, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, political orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
WORK AUTHORIZATION: - United States (Required)
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