Greenway Gardens Program Manager
Urban Tilth has an immediate opening for a Greenway Programs Manager. Urban Tilth’s Greenway Gardens stretch for 4 city blocks along the Richmond Greenway. They include a 84 fruit tree community orchard, pollinator and native plant gardens and 2 blocks of raised bed edible and berry gardens. These gardens were the 1st gardens established by Urban Tilth and represent the deepest opportunity to work in community, growing food, sharing knowledge and empowering low income communities of color in Richmond.
The Greenway Gardens Program Manager will plan and lead all Urban Tilth programming on the Richmond Greenway. The Program Manager is responsible for managing the 4 member Greenway Garden crew and coordinating all Greenway projects, including garden improvements, maintenance, planning, preparing and coordinating garden education classes, after-school programs and community events. The Greenway Program Manager is also primarily responsible for communicating directly with City of Richmond staff, representing Urban Tilth at the Friends of the Richmond Greenway Collaborative meetings and other stakeholder meetings and projects, as well as creating systems that help tell the story of the programs and services Urban Tilth provides along the Greenway for the Richmond community.
Verde Elementary Garden Co-Manager
Urban Tilth has an immediate opening for a Verde Garden Co-Manager. The Verde Elementary Garden is the oldest and largest school garden in West Contra Costa County. The Verde Garden Co-Manager works collaboratively with the Verde Garden team to coordinate all Verde Garden projects including garden improvements, maintenance as well as planning, preparing and coordinating garden education classes, recess activities, after-school programs and community events. The Co-Manager is also primarily responsible for communicating directly with Verde Elementary administration and teachers, representing Urban Tilth at meetings, and ultimately creating systems that help capture the services Urban Tilth provides for the students and families of Verde Elementary School.