Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:

Pay Range: $15
Organization's Mission: Summit Community Gardens and EATS is a non-profit organization with a mission to gather,
learn, and grow in our gardens and schools.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: The Utah Conservation Corps (UCC) is an AmeriCorps program dedicated to developing the
conservation leaders of tomorrow. We’re a non-residential AmeriCorps program composed of
AmeriCorps members, staff, and partners dedicated to service to our community, the
environment, and regions requiring disaster response efforts.
Additionally, as an organization, we seek to provide a more welcoming environment for people
of all backgrounds and experience levels to ensure a healthy, vibrant, innovative, and sustainable
corps. The UCC is committed to an inclusive culture of community and service and to recognizing
and addressing our shortcomings. Our goal is to help our members become the conservation
leaders of tomorrow.
Position Summary: Summit Community Gardens / Eat Awesome Things, alongside the Utah Conservation Corps
(UCC), is excited to accept applications for a Summer Youth Educator. This position is an
AmeriCorps Individual Placement Position. The Summer Garden Youth Educator will primarily
work with our summer campers. We host nine weeks of summer garden day camps in the
Children's garden and Outdoor Classroom. Campers will gather in the garden to experience
nature, bond over planting seeds, learn to nourish their bodies with freshly grown fruits and
vegetables, and create lasting memories. We teach and encourage exploration through science
experiments, nature-based play, art projects, and more. Each camp has a different theme
ranging from "Cycle the Cycles" (a bicycle and re-cycling class focused on sustainability), to
"Chopped: Garden Edition," and "Harvest Camp." The Summer Garden Youth Educator is
primarily responsible for working with our Director of Youth Education with summer camps
and outreach education.
Camps run from 9:00 - 3:00 pm are held in our garden at 4056 Shadow Mountain Drive. The
Summer Youth Garden Educator will work ~ 40 hours a week during the garden season (June,
July, and August). Nine camps will be held over the summer during which the schedule will be
8:30 - 3:30 Mon-Friday. We can be flexible scheduling the remaining hours, however we expect
the Summer Garden Educator to create a working schedule with their supervisor and notify their
supervisor of any changes.
Primary Responsibilities: PRIMARY DUTIES (DIRECT SERVICES)
• Develop a data tracking plan and collect and report AmeriCorps impact data timely and
• Implement engaging curriculum on gardening, pollinators, and healthy eating.
• Teach summer camps.
• Assist in the marketing and promotion of the education program through social media.
Desired Qualifications: • A positive and professional manner with diverse populations.
• Experience working with youth ages 6-12, particularly in an outdoor setting.
• Basic knowledge of sustainable, organic gardening OR strong desire to learn.
• Organized, motivated, and able to work independently and as part of a team.
• Desire to work outdoors in variable weather conditions.
• Excellent communication skills, positive attitude, and ability to solve problems creatively.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: TRAINING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES (20% maximum time served
can be member development and training)
• Data collection and reporting training.
• Gain experience teaching elementary-aged students.
• Learn about how a garden can be used as a teaching tool.
• Write and implement creative lessons and activities that connect kids to the garden.
How to Apply: Email the following to with “Summer Youth Educator” in the
subject line:
1. Cover letter
2. Resume
3. List of 3 professional references (phone and email)
Closing Date: March 31, 2024
Location: Park City


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Contact: Kellie Hill
Phone: 6143127331