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Engineer – Train Exhibitions
Requisition Number: 778
Overview: To perform daily operations and maintenance duties for the Model Railroad Garden at the Chicago Botanic Garden. This is a Seasonal Part-time position working approximately 5 hours per week for three months starting August 2020.
Visitor Support Associate (A-B)
Requisition Number: 771
Overview: A Visitor Support Associate is the first person to greet people as they enter the Garden through the Gatehouse. In addition to welcoming staff, visitors, and other personnel to the Garden, the Visitor Support Associate will also accurately record attendance figures, perform cash-handling functions, and direct people to the correct locations. This is a Seasonal Full-time position starting in July... Read more


Farm on Ogden Grower
Requisition Number: 741
Overview: To run all aspects of the Farm on Ogden's aquaponics farm horticulture production, oversee adjacent Youth Farm production, and provide supervisory back up when needed in other areas. The schedule for this position is Monday to Thursday 8 a.m. to 4p.m.; Friday, 8.am. to 1 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Operations Associate
Requisition Number: 740
Overview: Assist with gift processing, gift reporting, gift fulfillment (specifically Tribute gifts) and related special projects for the Member and Donor Services department.
Program Director, Windy City Harvest
Requisition Number: 753
Overview: To direct and support programmatic activities within the Windy City Harvest Department