Family Garden Assistant

  • Part Time
  • Bronx, NY
  • Applications have closed

New York Botanical Garden

Full Job Description
The Family Garden Assistant assists with coordination of propagation schedules and maintenance of plantings in the Edible Academy.

Additionally, this position supports, through actions and conduct, NYBG’s Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility initiatives and helps to build and maintain an inclusive organizational culture throughout the institution.

The New York Botanical Garden is committed to an inclusive, diverse, equitable, and accessible work environment, and further recognizes that diversity in our workforce fosters excellence in our mission of advocating for the plants of the world. Leveraging the strong foundation of existing policies and practices, NYBG will advance inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility through a number of institutional initiatives presented through this plan. Our aspiration is to continue to cultivate a workforce and institution that is as diverse as the communities we serve and the audiences we engage.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities*

Assist Garden Coordinators with coordination and implementation of propagation schedules, garden maintenance, and garden stewardship activities.

Assist Garden Coordinators as a point of contact with service learning partners and volunteer contributors.
Assist Garden Coordinators with documentation and record keeping associated with garden projects.
Maintain organized workspaces and assist with maintenance and stewardship of garden tools and supplies.
Hourly Rate: $22.00 – $25.00


Applicant must have a demonstrated knowledge of outdoor horticultural practices.

Applicant must be articulate, dependable, and comfortable working with a variety of staff and volunteers.
Valid Driver’s License required.
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EOE/BIPOC/F/Persons with disabilities/Veterans

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $22.00 – $25.00 per hour