Hiring: Teen Instructor – 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

Teen Instructor — The Teen Instructor primarily implements the Jr. Counselor-In Training program. Curriculum focuses on food systems leadership and relationships with land through three content modules: Food Systems Advocacy, Kinship & Ancestry, and Self-Care and Wellness. This position requires strong facilitation and curriculum development skills (hands-on activities and discussions), a genuine love of early adolescents, and an ability to work on one’s own within a supportive team. Detailed information about the teen program can be found here:

40 hours per week July 3 through August 25. $20/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

Interviews begin immediately and continue until all positions are filled.

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