City Seeks New Community Garden Coordinator

The City of Somerville has an opening for a citywide Community Garden Coordinator position. The candidate chosen for this role will serve as the liaison between each of Somerville’s 11 Community Gardens and the City. Responsibilities for the role include:

Maintain the application, waitlist, and renewal processes with assistance from the Conservation Agent
Support Garden Coordinators as appropriate, for example by assisting with the infraction process, performing spot-checks for maintenance at gardens, and assisting with communications with city staff as necessary
Attend Spring and Fall cleanup events at gardens, when possible
Send out online season summary form to garden coordinators and report to the Conservation Commission regarding feedback

The role receives a $500 annual stipend, which is paid quarterly. For questions, or to express interest in this position, please contact Malik Drayton (Conservation Agent, Deputy Tree Warden) at (617) 625-6600, x2514 or at

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