Learning Garden – UBC Okanagan School of Education

Learning Garden Steward

Location(s): Kelowna
Expected Hours: Monday to Friday; 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Preferred Candidate Stream: Either
Age Group(s): Elementary
Language(s): English and French
Associated Costs: Gloves and working boots
Number of Placements: 4

Theme: French Education, Indigenous Education / Studies, Recreation / Outdoor Education, Science Education, and Sustainability / Environmental Studies

Position Description

Preparing and planting the UBC OSE Learning Garden as well as preparing and planting elementary schools’ Learning Gardens. Also leading children in planting and gardening.

Organization Information

A Learning Garden helps to promote the principles of sustainable environmental practice and responsible stewardship of nature while teaching and inspiring students and teachers on how to create their own gardens on school grounds.

The Learning Garden at UBC Okanagan is located adjacent to the natural pond behind the Engineering, Management and Education building. It is made up of six raised planter boxes and a small greenhouse.

Learning Garden – UBC Okanagan School of Education Website