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Gardener's Interns

CA Native Garden Interns & Nursery Interns

 

CA NATIVE GARDEN INTERNS
Job Description

Interns will work two days per week in the Arthur L. Menzies Garden of California Natives assisting the San Francisco Rec and Parks Gardener in the maintenance of the garden. Interns will participate in educational activities in the Garden’s collection department and nursery, and attend continuing education classes. There is also opportunity for interns to develop special projects based on individual fields of study and interest.

Job Duties

Weed management, fertilization, mulching, soil replenishment, watering, pruning, green waste removal, and planting.

Required Experience and Education

Candidate must have a strong interest in California native plants. He or she must be currently enrolled in college studying one of the following disciplines: Horticulture, Botany, Environmental Science, Forestry, Landscape Design, Plant ID or Floriculture. Candidate must have completed one year of study in one or more of the disciplines. Candidate must have some gardening experience as well of some basic knowledge of insects and plant diseases. He or she must be able to lift 50 pounds, bend, squat, and stand for long periods of time.

This position is for one year, 16 hours per week, some flexibility in hours and schedule.

To Apply

Apply to Carol Laughlin, Volunteer Services Manager, at CLaughlin@sfbg.org or call (415) 661-1316 ext. 412 for more information.

 

SUMMER INTERNS
Job Description

Interns will work eight consecutive weeks during the period of June through assisting San Francisco Rec and Parks gardeners in the maintenance of the garden. Interns will participate in educational activities in the Garden’s collection department, nursery, and work on group projects with other interns. There is also opportunity for interns to develop special projects based on individual fields of study and interest.

Job Duties

Weed management, fertilization, mulching, soil replenishment, watering, pruning, green waste removal, and planting.

Required Experience and Education

Candidate must have a strong interest in gardening. He or she must be currently enrolled in college studying one of the following disciplines: Horticulture, Botany, Environmental Science, Forestry, Landscape Design, Plant ID or Floriculture. Candidate must have completed one year of study in one or more of the disciplines. Candidate must have some gardening experience as well of some basic knowledge of insects and plant diseases. He or she must be able to lift 50 pounds, bend, squat, and stand for long periods of time.

This position is for one year, eight hours per week.

To Apply

Apply to Carol Laughlin, Volunteer Services Manager, at CLaughlin@sfbg.org or call (415) 661-1316 ext. 412 for more information.

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