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Farm Educator and Program Coordinator
Boulder JCC
6007 Oreg Avenue
Boulder, CO 80303

Principal Responsibilities:

Organization: Boulder Jewish Community Center [Boulder JCC]

Job Title: Farm Educator and Program Coordinator

Department: Milk and Honey Farm

Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt

Salary: $29,000 - $31,500

JOB SUMMARY

The Milk and Honey Farm Educator (Farm Educator) reports to the Farm and Sustainability Director and is primarily responsible for planning and implementing youth farm programs, working in the Early Childhood Center as a farm educator and teacher, and assisting with farm management. The Farm Educator will also be responsible for assisting with the development of programming and curriculum for the Farm in conjunction with other program team members. In addition, this position may participate in professional development through Hazon JOFEE Fellowship in 2019 and other opportunities.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Program Management

Farm Management

Minimum Qualifications:

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

 Background in Farm and Garden based education

 Experience working with young children (ages 2 - 12)

 Ability to integrate Jewish learning in programs

 Proven outdoor, gardening, cooking, animal care, wilderness, and nature based crafting skills

 Demonstrates enthusiasm for working at the Boulder JCC

 Excellent oral and writing skills required; a confident speaker

 Has the ability to think and act creatively, be flexible, demonstrate pride of work, and is caring about the individuals he/she serves

 Proficient computer skills; Microsoft Word and Excel

 Has or is willing to take and pass First Aid, CPR, Universal Precautions training and certifications (and any other trainings and background checks required to work in the Early Childhood Center)

Qualified applicants: please send a letter of interest and a current resume by email to jobs@boulderjcc.org. Thank you.

Agency Information:

ABOUT THE BOULDER JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER

The Boulder Jewish Community Center's [Boulder JCC] mission is to provide programs and services based in Jewish values and traditions in a place where people of all ages and backgrounds gather to connect, exchange ideas, learn, and grow. The Boulder JCC is recognized for its innovative approaches to community engagement with the next generation and families through meaningful experiences and philanthropy.

The Boulder JCC recently completed building its new 52,000 square foot facility sitting on a beautiful 10-acre campus in East Boulder. As a community convener and one of the central addresses of Jewish life in Boulder County and beyond, the Boulder JCC prides itself on offering a wide array of community programming including one of the best Boulder preschools, day camps, after school classes, and arts and culture programs serving infants, toddlers, youth, families, teens, young adults, and adults. The new Boulder JCC further fulfills its mission by being a primary destination for all of Boulder County as a place for meetings, celebrations, fundraisers, and other community events.

The staff at the Boulder JCC is hard working, collaborative, passionate, and committed to mission. The team is driven by a desire to serve the community broadly and deeply. The organization continually strives to improve its delivery of content and services with a focus on its values. The Boulder JCC endeavors to hire individuals who are committed to the JCC's values, believe in the power of community and want to help grow a dynamic organization.

ABOUT THE MILK AND HONEY FARM

Milk and Honey Farm is a community farm at the Boulder JCC. It is a 2+ acre educational sustainable farm which brings the greater Boulder community together via experiential programs and activities designed to ignite wonder and discovery, grounded in Jewish heritage, tradition, and values. It provides a place for individuals to connect on the simplest level with soil, plants, animals, and people, for the health and well-being of themselves and the larger Boulder community. Milk and Honey Farm is located adjacent to the new Boulder JCC building on Boulder Jewish Commons.