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Woodlands Garden is looking for an independently driven and passionate gardener to fill the
position of Horticulture Intern.
Duties will include the following:
• Work alongside Garden Manager in the daily care of the gardens and plant collections
including planting, weeding, pruning, watering, mulching, and hauling of plant debris.
• Assist Garden Manager with large scale garden projects.
• Work independently outdoors in the gardens on routine maintenance and specific
• Help lead volunteer projects during weekly workdays.
• Provide computer assistance through plant research, photo filing, and database
As a small nonprofit organization, Woodlands Garden’s mission is to preserve a woodland
garden as an urban sanctuary to educate and engage the community in the natural world. By
building on a generous gift from the family of Chet and Gene Morse, Woodlands provides
respite from urban bustle in Decatur, GA, inviting visitors to appreciate its cultivated and
natural beauty. This 7.1-acre native garden includes a Georgia piedmont native garden and the
Morse family heritage garden. Learn more at woodlandsgarden.org.
We are seeking an Intern who is passionate about horticulture and botanical gardens. Ability to
lift 30 lbs., and willingness to work in adverse weather conditions are needed.
The internship is intended for those with an existing knowledge of routine garden maintenance
and interest in furthering this skillset. Computer savvy skills appreciated. Characteristics of
Intern may include: good listener, attention to detail, willingness to learn, and excitement to
collaborate with others. Priority will be placed on applicants with degree focused on
Horticulture, Biology, Ecology, or similar field.
When offered: Summer Internship starting mid-June, 2016
Location: Woodlands Garden, 932 Scott Boulevard, Decatur, GA 30030
Compensation: Stipend available
Work schedule: 15-20 hours a week, to be arranged with staff
To apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to:
Ruby Bock, Garden Manager