Hiring: Camper Instructors – Farm and Garden Camp

ABOUT: Farm and Garden Camp seeks to cultivate reciprocal, conscientious, and caring relationships with place and community through growing, harvesting, and working with food and fiber in meaningful and authentic ways. We operate a mid-size summer day camp and vacation days during school vacations. Farm and Garden Camp is a program of The Farm Education Collaborative (TFEC) and is located at the Hampshire College Farm Center, near to PVTA bus stops. Learn more at

DESCRIPTION: Want to get your hands dirty while teaching kids and having fun? Come work at Farm and Garden Camp! We pride ourselves on providing an environment for staff that enables personal and professional growth, a sense of community, and skill development as an educator.

We are hiring Summer Season Instructors for the 2023 summer DAY CAMP (1 week of staff training + 7 weeks of camp). We are seeking instructors for both elementary age children and teenagers.

Full job descriptions – including pay rates – can be found at

Camper Instructors — Instructors are responsible for guiding and supporting children through daily farm and garden activities and transitions during each 5-day camp session. Instructors need experience working with and a love for youth, a creative and collaborative spirit, the ability to be flexible when needed, and lots of patience. Instructors are both provided curriculum to implement as well as supported in developing new curriculum based on their skills and interests. Instructors attend staff training in early July and work all seven weeks of camp.

40 hours per week July 3 through August 25.  $16/hr

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please send a cover letter or video explaining your interest in working with us, as well as a resume and contact information for two professional references (name, phone number, email address) to Camp Director Leigh Witzling at

Interviews begin immediately and continue until all positions are filled.

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