Hope Grows Here Garden Coordinator

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Hope Grows Here Garden Coordinator




Fostering Hope is a local non-profit that enriches the lives of children living in residential treatment and foster care. Founded in 2013, Fostering Hope provides services to OhioGuidestone, Beech Brook, Bellefaire, Applewood and Cuyahoga County Family and Children Services. Visit www.FosteringHopeOhio.org for more information.

Hours: 25-30 hours a week for 14 weeks; May – August

Location: 3 sites throughout Cleveland
Salary: $18-20/hour
Supervisor: Executive Director

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead approx. 10 weekly garden programs for youth ages 6-21 in residential treatment and foster care. Fostering Hope uses a STEAM compliant garden curriculum that includes both science and art/craft projects
  • Maintain 3 therapeutic gardens and outdoor classrooms across Cuyahoga County
  • Manage scheduling of program
  • Work closely with staff of supporting agencies
  • Purchase and manage curriculum supplies

Qualifications & Skills Needed:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work, education or horticulture
  • Experience working with children using trauma-informed principles
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills
  • Extensive background check conducted


Please provide salary range, if applicable: $18-20/hour