Garden Manager

Compensation: $20 /hour

Employment type: Part-time, flexible scheduling

Make a difference in the mental health community by taking charge of the gardens and landscape at Newell Guest House in Pleasant Hill. NGH is a residential care home for adults with mental illness. Help to engage them with the healing power of gardening while managing our extensive gardens, green house and landscaping.

Activities include landscape maintenance (including lawn), garden design including irrigation, seed and plant procurement(including transport), planting, maintaining and harvesting both outdoor and indoor (greenhouse) crops. Training one on one with the resident care manager and with as many as five residents will potentially offer assistance in between visits with weekly activities. We are looking for 4 - 12 hours per week with flexible scheduling. Pay is $20 per hour.