Schools with a SGC:

Allen Dale Elementary
Ashland High School
Ashland Middle School
Bellview Elementary
Fruitdale Elementary
Helman Elementary
Highland Elementary
Jackson Elementary School
Jefferson Elementary
Jewett Elementary
John Muir School
Lincoln Elementary
Logos Charter School
Madrona Elementary
Mae Richardson Elementary
Madrone Trail Charter School
Parkside Elementary School
Phoenix High School
Ruch Elementary
Roosevelt Elementary School
Sam's Valley Elementary
South Middle School
    Gladiola Campus
Williams Elementary
Willow Wind Community Learning Center
Walker Elementary

School Garden Coordinators

The School Garden Coordinator (SGC) is a volunteer position; The SGC insures that the school garden is maintained and cared for throughout the year. The SGC facilitates student and parent involvement in the garden, and the suitable inclusion of school garden grown produce in classroom snacks and school meals.

• Check on the garden at least once a week including the irrigation and fencing
• Perform general maintenance to insure that the garden receives adequate water, weeding, and planting
• Maintain compost pile and communicate with the school compost program if it exists
• Communicate with teachers and parents about garden needs and opportunities for involvement
• Communicate with RVF2S staff about garden status, garden events, and equipment needs, etc. 
• Attend School Garden Coordinator training event, and at least 4 meetings
• Offer at least 10 opportunities for student and parent involvement such as: after school or lunchtime garden clubs, class visits to the garden, summer work parties and garden fundraising events over the course of the year
• Communicate with RVF2S and other SGCs via email on-line file-sharing
• Provide garden produce to cafeteria, classrooms or farm stands when possible, and track quantities and prices via online data collection. 

• Good communication skills
• Gardening experience and knowledge
• Enjoys working with kids in the garden
• Computer literacy and access
• Carpentry and irrigation skills a plus!
• Background check required

• Monthly workshops and training sessions related to all aspects of school garden program creation including curriculum, garden planning, fundraising, volunteer coordination, food safety, and other garden topics
• Individual garden consultation and support from RVF2S staff
• Access to monthly informative emails regarding funding opportunities, resources, and webinars

Stipend: $450/year
Position Dates: February- November 2016
Application Deadline: January 31st or until filled

Full position description and application details can be found here. Please send applications to:
Melina Barker, Program Director, Rogue Valley Farm to School

Call or email Melina with questions: 541-890-7004