The Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden seeks a Summer Education Instructor to organize and lead day-to-day activities of the Botanical Gardens Summer Camp Program, with support from the education team, as well as assist the Youth Education Coordinator to deliver other educational programs and tours during the 2021 summer. Camp themes range from Garden Artists to Habitat Detectives and Magic in the Garden.
This is a Full-time, seasonal position, M-F, with a flexible start date between May 24 - June 7 to August 20, 2021.
Knowledge of rudimentary plant science, gardening and the natural world are desirable (pollination, plant life cycles, ecosystems, home gardening, etc.). Lesson plans will be provided and their education staff is available to lead lessons where applicants might not feel as confident with material. This is a great opportunity for anyone who is interested in gaining experience working with youth or learning more about the fields of informal education, nonprofits, and public gardens.