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hkfp - Hell's Kitchen Farm Project - Farm Education Assistant

Subject: Hell's Kitchen Farm Project - Farm Education Assistant

Description: Seeking enthusiastic individual who has a love for plants, food justice and education.

•Assist with Curriculum Development for 2013 – 2014 afterschool program
•Develop teaching tools to assist educators during self-guided tours of farm
•Create activity and follow-up materials for HKFP guided visits
•Lead weekly afterschool farm education program
•Lead scheduled HKFP guided tours for local schools and groups
•Prep and stock materials as needed
•Effectively communicate mission of HKFP and translate to lesson plans and programming

•Candidate must have prior experience with middle school education programming
•Some gardening experience required
•Excellent organization and people skills
•Must be reliable and committed to full school year

Email letter of interest and resume to:

Hell's Kitchen Farm Project is on a mission to create a more food secure neighborhood. The project began as a conversation between four community organizations about the scarcity of fresh produce in Hell's Kitchen. Once the roof of Metro Baptist Church was identified as a potential growing space, plans began for the creation of a farm. All produce from HKFP goes directly to a weekly food pantry in the same building and organized through Rauschenbusch Metro Ministries. Now in its third growing season, the farm has expanded to incorporate an educational program as part of RMM's after school program. HKFP also serves as an educational tool and model for neighborhood schools and community groups.

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