Job Listing: Youth and Family Education Program Coordinator

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Green Spring Gardens - Alexandria, VA

Closes - Open until filled.

Position Title – Youth and Family Education Program Coordinator

Salary - $14.60 - $16.50 hourly, benefits eligible

Job Type - Part-Time

For more info and to apply: Send an emailed or faxed resume to Susan Eggerton, Visitor Services Manager,  Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, 703-642-5173 phone, 703-642-8095 fax, email: segger@fairfaxcounty.gov

Duties:  Assist with all aspects of Children’s Education at Green Spring Gardens.  Plan and conduct plant-based nature programs for children and families.  Develop programs, lesson plans, and teaching aids.  Schedule teaching staff and volunteers. Create and maintain interpretive exhibits.  Gardening and other light physical work.  Administrative duties include program scheduling, customer service, program database management and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:  Experience educating children.  Experience with program or work scheduling. Working knowledge of nature and gardening.  Ability to use a personal computer, SharePoint, Zoom, Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Publisher; ability to direct and coordinate the work of staff and volunteers.  Ability to lift 50lbs. All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or religious reasons will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Otherwise, vaccinated employees will complete the attestation online in the first day of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:  Any combination of education, training and paid or volunteer experience equivalent to the following:  Associate or bachelor’s degree in the sciences, education, or related field, OR experience in education or related field.  Basic database entry experience. First Aid and CPR/AED certification.

Certificates and Licenses Required: Motor vehicle operator’s license.

Salary: $14.60-$16.50/hour, benefits eligible*Location:  Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria, VirginiaHours:  25-30 hours per week

Note: *This position may not exceed 1560 hours per calendar year. Individuals in these positions are eligible for limited employee benefits, including medical, vision, and dental insurance coverage, and participation in flexible spending programs, but are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

To apply: Send an emailed or faxed resume to Susan Eggerton, Visitor Services Manager,  Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, 703-642-5173 phone, 703-642-8095 fax, email: segger@fairfaxcounty.gov

Position is open until filled.  Fairfax County is an equal opportunity employer.