Agricultural Garden Coach Job Description
Historic Westside Gardens’ Agricultural Coaches serve as liaisons between individual
growers and the organization at large. The primary role of the coach is to teach the
grower the best agricultural practices and to plan with the grower how to have a
Coaches are required to be familiar with organic urban gardening, related to the seasonal
growth of specific crops; growth and maintenance strategies; transplanting techniques;
pest control and more.
The agricultural coach is also responsible for encouraging lifestyle choices that promote
health and wellness. This includes providing culturally appropriate nutrition education to
growers, as well as highlighting the benefits of physical activity associated with garden
Coaches are required to be able to lift 30lbs to 50lbs during the course of the day.
Coaches are expected to work 10 - 15 hrs/week @ $16/hr.