Employment Opportunities

Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. ICG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Current Openings

Operations Manager: Applications accepted through May 15

Ithaca Children’s Garden (ICG) is pleased to announce a new senior level position, Operations Manager. ICG seeks an experienced, resourceful, and results-oriented senior leader to skillfully manage all business aspects of this mission-driven organization, including finance, human resources, and supervising a motivated team. Position reports to Executive Director. While position starts at 20 hours/week, the successful candidate will be motivated to grow towards a full time position starting in the next 6-18 months. Applications accepted through May 15 or until position is filled.

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Assistant Camp Director

The Assistant Camp Director will be responsible for management of a ten-week summer day camp for children ages 6-12 at Ithaca Children’s Garden in Cass Park. This individual will provide daily, on-the-ground leadership for camp staff and supervision of campers. The Assistant Camp Director will maintain camp reports, attendance records, incident reports, and manage the supply budget. They will serve as on-site parent and community liaison during the camp day and ensure camp policies and procedures are followed. They will collaborate on program planning and assist in shaping and leading camp staff training in June. Applications due April 10; accepted until position is filled.

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Lead Playworker

This individual is responsible for supporting and facilitating nature and garden-based play opportunities for children throughout the community. Responsibilities include planning and implementing nature play centered activities, programs, and events. Read the Position Announcement for more information. For a full position description and to apply visit the Cornell Cooperative Extension career page. Applications accepted until position is filled.