Programs

Campus Garden Initiative

Become a Garden Corps Member

Grow with us! Interested in getting more involved in the garden? Apply to become a garden manager! 

Indiana University Office of Sustainability and Hilltop Gardens are looking for three talented and enthusiastic individuals to help the garden grow. 

Each position would require 8-10 hours of service per week, May-August 2016. Although the positions are unpaid, students may receive internship credit towards their degree requirements as well as gain important resume-building and networking experience. The opportunity to continue your position through the summer and fall may be available. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.  We prefer that applications be submitted by May 16, ahead of the first summer campus garden workday on May 19.

IU Garden Corps Outreach and Communications Manager 

The Outreach and Communication Manager's primary role is to promote the work of the campus garden including all related programs and events as well as attract new volunteers and partnerships. Must develop a communications strategy across all platforms, including print, electronic media, and social media. Other mediums may include press releases, photography, videos, or blogs. This position require strong communication skills, ability to work independently, self-motivated, and an interest in food production and sustainability.

For more information or to apply, download the position description here: IU Garden Corps Outreach and Communication Manager Position Description

IU Garden Corps Assistant Garden Manager 

The Assistant Garden Manager will be responsible for campus garden finances, working with other garden users to create the garden plan, and developing a planting and maintenance schedule. The position will work closesly with the Campus Garden Manager on gardening-related tasks such as bed preparation, seed starting, transplanting, watering, and pest management. 

For more information or to apply, download the position description here: IU Garden Corps Assistant Garden Manager Position Description

IU Garden Corps Harvesting Manager 

The Harvesting Manager is responsible for ensuring proper food harvesting procedures and good agricultural practices, communicating with local food services agencies to arrange pick-up or delivery times, and developing new partnerships with additional agencies. This position requires strong communication skills, ability to work independently, and interest in food systems and food safety. 

For more information or to apply, download the position description here: IU Garden Corps Harvest Manager Position Description