Gardening Programmer Wanted

Do you love spending time outside working in the garden? Teaching others how to grow food? Working with volunteers, students and community members? Or know somebody who does? Well, we have great news! The Faulkner County Library is accepting applications for a part-time Gardening Programmer staffer. See below for the job description, fill the application (find it here or at the library) and send it in to [email protected] mail to 1900 Tyler St, Conway AR 72032. Please attach a resume


Job Description: The Faulkner County Library gardening programmer will assist with

maintenance of the garden, planning planting and crop rotation, advertising for events,

increasing outreach by collaborating with other community organizations,

record keeping, increasing visibility by outreach and advertising, and coordinating

educational opportunities with the library and partner organizations.

Garden duties: garden development and maintenance activities, developing

educational signage, planting, watering, weeding, record-keeping, planning workdays,

updating website and social media accounts.

Educational duties: facilitate at keast two weekly work days, educate volunteers, give

presentations and tours of the garden, help with organizing events, coordinate

educational activities with the adult and children's programmers at least once every

other month. Plan nutrition education lesson plans for weekly children’s garden club and

explore other nutrition education opportunities for adults.

Duties related to improving access to garden-grown produce: Friday food

pantry donation delivery, record keeping, coordinating at least one cooking/nutrition

workshop, maintaining hoop houses during the winter, and providing healthy snacks to

participants of the children’s garden club and adult programming activities.

Academic and Experience Qualifications: Must be a high school graduate or

have a GED.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required: Organic gardening, computer and social

media skills, ability to work with children and organize groups of people, some

mechanical skills to maintain tools and irrigation system.

Physical, Emotional, and Intellectual Demands: Ability to tolerate heat and

humidity, lift 50lb, good social, verbal and written communication skills, ability to work in

groups, facilitate workdays, work with people of all ages and backgrounds

This is a part-time position of 20 hours a week at $11 an hour 

 Please attach a resume with your application

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