Growing Gardens is Hiring a Bilingual Spanish-English Elementary Programs Manager!

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Amoreena Guerrero

Jul 20, 2023, 5:06:28 PMJul 20
Dear Portland Area Farm to School and School Garden Community,

Do you believe that food and garden education have the power to help students thrive? Are you inspired and ready to help a team of educators develop their teaching and leadership skills? 

Growing Gardens is seeking a fully bilingual (Spanish-English), Youth Grow Elementary Programs Manager to help our team maintain high-quality programming for thousands of Portland Area students and support development of newer initiatives such as culturally specific programming in Spanish. This is a full time position. The person will work closely with the Program Director (myself), and the Youth Grow elementary staff. Due to the nature of some of the programs we run, the manager will need a high level of fluency in both languages, and be comfortable thinking, writing, facilitating meetings and workshops and more in Spanish and English. To best support our culturally specific program initiatives, the ideal candidate has a strong connection with Latine culture and/or BIPOC communities. 

If you are ready for an opportunity to do purposeful community-centered work within the field of education, we want you to apply! Check out the full position description here.

How to Apply: Follow this link to submit a current resume, and one of the following in Spanish AND English: a one-page cover letter, a video clip or audio clip expressing your interest and qualifications.  For priority consideration, apply by Friday, August 11th. For questions about this posting, please contact Growing Gardens Culture and Operations Manager, Iva Dubyak (they/them) at

Growing Gardens prioritizes finding the right person for the role. If you feel you'd be a great fit, and have atleast 70% of the skills listed on the full position description, please apply. As an organization we believe in working with staff to support their professional development as they grow into their roles.

We hope to hear from you!

Amoreena and the whole Youth Grow team at Growing Gardens

Amoreena Guerrero


Youth Grow Director

Growing Gardens    *    3114 SE 50th Ave, Portland, OR 97230   * 

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