Dec. 31, 2021

Portland Edible Gardens: Home Garden Mentor

Confidential Portland, Oregon

Job Description: Portland Edible Gardens is seeking a Home Garden Mentor to join our amazing team and to assist clients in growing organic vegetable gardens at their homes. The Home Garden Mentor will work one-on-one with clients throughout the growing season. Initially, the Home Garden Mentor will also spend 1-2 days/week working with our Installation Team installing raised garden beds for residential clients. As more clients are added to the schedule throughout the season, there is potential to spend an increasing percentage of hours (up to full hours), working in garden mentorship. \\- Maintain clear communication with PEG owner and Lead Home Garden Mentor regarding garden visits and clients' satisfaction levels \\- Document garden visit details in our shared system \\- Take photos for PEG social media accounts \\- Maintain tools and equipment weekly, shop for supplies/plant starts as needed \\- Miscellaneous office/administrative tasks Essential Qualities: \\- Must be highly organized, driven, and capable of managing wide range of tasks independently \\- Must demonstrate extensive (3+ years) professional experience and knowledge growing vegetables in pacific northwest using organic methods \\- Must demonstrate high level of interpersonal, social, and communication skills necessary to provide top level customer service and education to PEG clients \\- Ability to visit clients at their set monthly appointment times, and address rescheduling if needed \\- Must have clean driving record and reliable transportation capable of carrying vegetable starts and hand tools, (station wagon, pickup truck, or equivalent) \\- Must be comfortable with a wide range of people and skillful in adapting to different environments, making clients feel comfortable, supported, and successful \\- This job will require use of a personal vehicle.

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