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SUMMER STUDENT JOBS

Position: Garden Program Co-ordinators & Workers
Type: summer jobs / summer student positions
Organization: Green Thumbs Growing Kids
Location: Toronto, Ontario

Hiring summer students! You must be in school full-time and returning to school in the fall, aged 15-30.

Position 1: Garden Program Co-ordinator

  • June 4 – August 3
  • 30 hours/wk
  • $16.00/hr

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deliver garden-based programs to children and people of all ages
  • Outreach to community members, children’s camps and partners to attend summer garden programs
  • Track, evaluate and document the programs, including bringing new ideas for activities and games
  • Support and supervise Garden Program Workers
  • Maintain gardens and support Green Thumbs programs and services, including administrative and office-based tasks
  • Document and promote the programs on social media

Qualifications: Experience in gardening, outdoor work, children’s programs, leadership positions

Assets: Team builder, peer mentor, bicycle


Position 2: Garden Program Worker

  • June 18 - August 24
  • 30 hours/wk
  • $14.00/hr

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deliver garden-based programs to children and people of all ages
  • Outreach to community members, children’s camps and partners to attend summer garden programs
  • Maintain gardens and support Green Thumbs programs and services, including administrative and office-based tasks
  • Document and promote the programs on social media

Qualifications: Interest and enthusiasm for gardening, children’s programs and outdoor work

Assets: Team player, bicycle

There may be opportunities to sell produce at farmers markets and help with service contracts in gardens/streetscapes. Experience in these work spaces will be an asset. 


We strongly encourage indigenous, racialized and/or new immigrant/refugee students to apply. Send your application in ONE document including a cover letter and resume by MIDNIGHT WED May 23, 2018 for Position 1, and MIDNIGHT June 1, 2018 to:

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Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Interviews will be held the week of May 28 for Position 1, and early June for Position 2.

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GoodWork ID: 45546       Date posted to GoodWork.ca: May 15 2018