Accepting applications until January 31st 2020

We are currently seeking a part-time Community Garden Trainer.

The Community Garden Trainer is responsible for the teaching of new community gardeners and acts as a mentor for all community gardeners in our network throughout Buffalo and Niagara Falls.


This individual acts as the main point of contact for Grassroots Gardeners. The Trainer helps build gardeners’ skills, answers their questions, ensures they have the tools needed to be successful and assists with annual events and programming. The Trainer also co-manages volunteer groups in the gardens and performs community outreach when requested. 


Must have strong gardening knowledge and skills AND demonstrated experience with diverse communities, including communities of color, people with disabilities and/or people in economic need.

This position is part-time, year-round, and reports to the Executive Director. Hours vary with the season, requiring a  minimum of 20 hours weekly but may float to 30 hours during our busiest season (April-July). Schedule is flexible, however, some evenings and Saturdays will be necessary. Wages are paid hourly and rate is negotiable between $14-17/hour, depending on experience. Benefits include paid time off, a flexible schedule, and a chance to create real community change. Position begins February 2020.

Grassroots Gardens WNY

389 Broadway | Buffalo, NY 14204

(716) 783-9653


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