Our Mission: To enrich the mind, body and spirit of the young and young at heart through exploration in a garden environment based on children’s literature.
Garden & Facilities Maintenance Technician (10-15 hours per week, seasonal): will be responsible for landscape construction and general construction tasks as needed in a botanical garden setting, and for performing routine building and grounds maintenance tasks and other related tasks as assigned. This position will be under the direction of the Director of Horticulture & Facilities and will be managed daily by the Lead Garden & Facilities Technician. The Garden & Facilities Maintenance Technician is expected to work independently and also with other Bookworm Gardens staff members. Occasional evening, weekend, and holiday hours will be required. Work assignments may change during the season as needed by the Director of Horticulture & Facilities.
Education Intern (Summer 2018): This intern will work closely with the Director of Education & Community Programming and other education and garden staff to assist with the development, implementation and evaluation of the Garden’s educational programming. The Education Intern will work collaboratively with staff to create a holistic curriculum for the Gardens and nurture an innovative environment relating directly to our mission. Responsibility will include: assisting with the planning, implementation and evaluation of summer camps; assisting in the development and support of creative curricula appropriate to several age levels and abilities for use in school trips and public programs; leading field trips for visitors of varying ages and abilities; and assisting with the development, implementation, and evaluation of programs for youth, family, school and community groups, including special events.
Special Events Intern (Summer 2018): This intern will work closely with garden staff to assist with the development, implementation and evaluation of the Garden’s special events, including, but not limited to: Solstice Celebration, the Secret Garden Dinner Series, Pollinator Picnic, Fairyfolk Festival, and other family programs and adults-only programs. Responsibilities will include: assisting with the planning, implementation and evaluation of various Saturday family festivals; assisting in the marketing, coordinating and evaluation of various events for grown-ups in the Gardens; and coordinating aspects of the Bookworm Gardens annual fundraising efforts.