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JOB TITLE:Assistant Director at Farm in the Garden Camp
JOB TYPE: Seasonal/Summer
DATE POSTED: April 2024

OVERVIEW: Berkshire Botanical Garden (BBG) is seeking an Assistant Director for Farm in the Garden
Camp, a summer day camp for children ages 4-12 held on the beautiful grounds of the Berkshire
Botanical Garden in historic Stockbridge, MA. Campers at Farm in the Garden Camp care for
farm animals, harvest food they grow, and participate in various activities. The camp is small by
design and runs for eight weeks, following a week-long staff training. 

● Responsible for co-leading a group of children ages 4-5, 6-7, 8-9, or 10-12.
● Responsible for garden maintenance, garden education, and daily garden chores.
● Overseeing snacks and lunchtime.
● Communicate with the Camp Director regarding behavior or medical issues.
● Serve as an adult role model for the campers.
● Lead farm and garden-based curriculum and activities designed by the educators.
● Be creative! Educators will be asked to brainstorm activities that the campers will love.

● A passion for youth development and garden/farm education.
● Experience in vegetable gardening.
● Previous experience working with children.
● Must be highly responsible, self-motivated, flexible, and capable of working outside all
● An abundance of patience for working with children, a good sense of humor, and a strong
work ethic.
● Be able to pass a background check (CORI/SORI) successfully.

Dates of Employment (8 weeks of camp plus 1 week of camp training): Monday, June 17, 2024,
through Friday, August 16th, 2024.
Hours/Salary: Monday- Friday, 8:30 AM- 3:30 PM. $19 per hour, 37.5 hours per week.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Margaret Leahy, Camp Director, at Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.



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