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SowGood | New Delhi, India
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Published 13 days ago

March 16, 2020
February 29, 2020

SowGood is a community of like-minded people who believe that it's important for us to stay in touch with nature despite our urban lifestyle. Started in 2017, by people who believe that children should not forget that their favorite chips don't come out of packets, but from potatoes that they can grow themselves.

SowGood works with the vision of ‘growing a more-nature aware generation’. Keeping our vision in mind, we design & execute programs in schools, corporates & communities using farming & waste management. Our diverse range of programs increases environmental awareness, provides holistic learning experiences, inculcate waste-free habits and mindset, generates livelihood for farming families & most importantly connects individuals to nature. Some of our key programs include:

Open Classroom Program (Student-Led, Teacher-Led)

Using an integrated work-based pedagogy to create natural farms across Delhi’s Schools (Government & Private), where children understand the concept of Grow-Your-Own, reinforce grade-level/foundational learning concepts, develop social-emotional & life skills and form a deep-rooted connection to mother earth.

Learning-Farm Program

A learning farm within Delhi, using natural farming practices for children and individuals to spend time with nature & understand where their food comes from – by growing it themselves! At the farm, we offer Weekly Farming Classes specially designed for children over a full growing cycle(6 months), Nature-Themed Workshops, & Zero-Waste Birthday’s

Nature-Awareness Workshops

For the environmentally curious we host workshops at corporates, restaurants, universities, farmer's markets or any other venue where children and adults can gain a first experience to connect with nature. 


The Role

We’re looking for a self-motivated & dynamic individual, with a growth-mindset who shares our passion for the environment & teaching. The Program Associate will work closely with the founder and be a part of the core team working to connect communities to nature to grow a more nature-aware generation. The associate will be responsible for executing, coordinating, & managing multiple facets of our programs.


Roles & Responsibilities

  1. Design and implement farm-based & waste management sessions for all programs
  2. Research, plan, document, monitor & evaluate for effective program implementation
  3. Build and strengthen relationships with teachers, communities, and any other organization we work with.
  4. Create structures and systems that will effectively support the achievement of SowGood’s vision
  5. Strategize & innovate new waste-free & sustainable practices for program integration
  6. Execute innovative and excellent open classroom sessions
  7. Work with children towards developing their knowledge, skills, mindsets, and values as per the program.
  8. Willing to work in other company initiatives on a need basis

Qualifications

  1. Any degree or pursuing a degree
  2. 1-2 year prior teaching experience is preferred but not mandatory
  3. Comfortable with using MS Office

Skills & mindset we’re looking for?

  1. If you are passionate to work outdoors in an urban farming environment
  2. Have patience & empathy while working with children, nature, and others
  3. Are adept at planning, multitasking and prioritizing your time
  4. Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  5. Can make quick decisions & think critically
  6. Motivated & involved in building a community of environmentally conscious individuals
  7. Be comfortable with ambiguity and decision making in the absence of enough information
  8. Willing to take up additional responsibilities outside your profile if needed 

SowGood is a community of like-minded people who believe that it's important for us to stay in touch with nature despite our urban lifestyle. Started in 2017, by people who believe that children should not forget that their favorite chips don…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Contract
  • 2-Year Degree Required

Level of Language Proficiency

Comfortable in Hindi & English

Comfortable in Hindi & English

How to Apply

To apply, write to us at hi.sowgood@gmail.com and we’ll get in touch with you for the next steps. 

To apply, write to us at hi.sowgood@gmail.com and we’ll get in touch with you for the next steps. 

Location

SowGood Learning Farm, F-20 Ansal Villas, Satbari, New Delhi, New Delhi 110074, IN

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