Education Manager

The Delaware Center for Horticulture (DCH) is seeking a creative, energetic, experienced, and motivated education professional to fill its open Education Manager position. This position is a full-time, exempt (salaried) position reporting directly to the Director of Programs. The Education Manager should have prior experience within non-profit or traditional academic settings, providing educational program development and delivery in areas of environmental literacy, horticultural science, environmental science, or a related field. The ideal candidate will have a passion for and/ or experience creating customized programs for diverse community groups, work force development programs, and educational offerings for youth and adults of varying ages and backgrounds. DCH’s Education Manager, in collaboration with program co-leads, also oversees the development and delivery of DCH’s Branches to Chances®: Return to Work Program and its expansion as a new Climate Corps in 2022.

If you have the skills, ability and interest in expanding and deepening access to fun, science-based learning, while fostering an equitable and inclusive academic culture serving diverse audiences, please apply.


Please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to: (please reference Education Manager in email subject line) Delaware Center for Horticulture 1810 N. Dupont St. Wilmington, DE 19806

Posted 8/15/22

Tri Garden Internship

Unique opportunity to learn and practice professional horticulture within the context of three different historic, urban, and public garden settings.

Individual workdays will be split each week among the three gardens. Duties include daily tasks such as: weeding, watering, pruning, mulching, planting, integrated pest management, and occasional work with volunteers, garden guides, and garden club/ tours (as COVID parameters permit). Opportunity to experience public horticulture first-hand, nonprofit operations and to participate in a variety of projects. School credit is available. 

The successful candidate will be hired as a temporary/seasonal employee of the Delaware Center for Horticulture (DCH). $12.00/hour, 12-weeks minimum, 40-hours/ week with flexible start and end dates negotiated at the time of acceptance – possibility for longer term internship if schedule permits.

Please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to: (please reference Tri-garden internship in email subject line)

Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Position open until filled.

Posted 3/12/21

Grant Support Specialist

Delaware Center for Horticulture, Wilmington, DE (part-time, non-exempt, 2-3 days/week)

The Grant Support Specialist is a part-time, non-exempt (hourly) position reporting to DCH’s Grants Manager. This position is part of a small team responsible for the full range of grant-based fundraising for the organization. The Grant Support Specialist specializes in researching and vetting grant opportunities, assisting with proposal submission, grant reporting, and communications.

Please send cover letter, resume, and three references to Position open until filled.

Director of Programs

Delaware Center for Horticulture, Wilmington, DE (full-time, exempt)

The Director of Programs is a full-time, senior-level exempt position reporting to the Executive Director. This position is responsible for the direct supervision, administration and advancement of DCH’s mission-based and earned revenue programs. The Director of Programs is a member of the staff leadership team, which collaborates on long-term program strategy, advancement and sustainability.

Please send cover letter, resume and three references to Position open until filled.

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