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Hiring: Garden Educator – Indigenous Program Leader
Employer: Green Thumbs Growing Kids
Location: Toronto, Ontario

Eligibility: must identify as Indigenous / First Nations and register with Miziwe Biik
Term: 1 year, possible extension (to be discussed)

Green Thumbs Growing Kids is a community-based non-profit organization bringing gardening into elementary schools, for children to learn about the environment and food through hands-on activities. We partner with a cluster of schools in the downtown East neighbourhoods of Regent Park, Cabbagetown and St. James Town.

  • You’ll bring gardening knowledge and experience with children into our school garden programs, which are usually connected to the curriculum.
  • You’ll help teach children about the land.
  • You’ll help children learn nouns in Anishnaabemowin or Kanien’keha language, to name the trees and other plants in the garden
  • You’ll ideally have some experience in one or more of the following: landscaping, tree care, gardening, teaching, greenhouse maintenance
  • You like children and can relate to a wide range of people

You’ll work 35 hours/week, pay rate $20/hr.

Job starts ASAP, open till filled.

Send resume and cover letter in one document to:

Please indicate you saw this posting at FoodWork.

You must be registered with Miziwe Biik: (click on Client Registration to qualify).

No phone calls please.




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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jun 29 2022    ID: 64977