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Homes for the Homeless Gardener/Garden Educator - Soundview in Bronx, New York


We are excited to invite a passionate and experienced Part-Time Gardener/Garden Educator to join our team! Homes for the Homeless (HFH) is searching for an experienced Gardener for part of our Allie’s Place Culinary Center for Education & Employment located in the Soundview area of Bronx. As a Gardener, you will play a pivotal role in helping to supply (when needed) our culinary programming with fresh produce and to be a rich educational resource for the families with children who reside at Allie’s Place Family Residence. This exciting and creative position blends operation and maintenance of our garden with education for both children and adults. Join us and be a part of an organization that values your contribution and cares deeply for the community we serve.


Homes for the Homeless, Inc. (HFH) is a non-profit social services organization operating family shelters throughout NYC that serve as a hub of opportunity for families both residing in shelter as well as those in the neighboring community. On-site programs range from childcare, early childhood education centers, afterschool clubs and programs, and youth recreation activities, such as sports teams, to housing assistance, case management, parenting workshops, career and job vocational training, support groups and substance abuse assistance, and family engagement and recreation events for the whole family.


  • Overall maintenance of garden: soil maintenance, pest control, netting, and watering, etc.

  • Seeding, planting, and harvesting

  • Collection of produce, and proper storage in our classroom kitchen


  • Lead hands-on gardening workshops for children and adults.

  • Ability to impart knowledge regarding soil composition and maintenance, seasonality, harvesting, etc.


    In order to attract and retain a high-performance workforce, Homes for the Homeless offers a dynamic and rewarding work environment, with a focus on ensuring an appropriate work-life balance. In addition to a competitive salary, we provide excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance (including medical, dental, and vision), an employer-funded 403(b) retirement plan, commuter benefits, life insurance, Work/Life Assistance Program, 3 weeks paid vacation, 10 sick days, 3 personal days, and 12 paid holidays .

    Homes for the Homeless is committed to promoting an inclusive organizational environment of dignity and respect. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) committed to equal treatment, and prohibit any form of discrimination or harassment based on age, race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, arrest or conviction, domestic violence victim status, familial status, or any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable federal, state, or local law.


    $17.85 Per Hour/20 Hours Per Week

    $18,564 Annually