Employment Opportunities

Help bring peace to the world through cultural understanding!  Be a part of the North Shore Land Alliance’s John P. Humes Japanese Stroll Garden by greeting the public during weekend open hours.

Position:            Garden Attendant
Supervisor:      Stroll Garden Manager
Location:           John P. Humes Japanese Stroll Garden, Mill Neck
Hours:                Saturdays 9:00 am to 3:00 pm and Sundays noon to 6:00 pm*
Wages:               $16/hour
Period:               May 4 to October 27*

*Applicants need not be available every shift through the season.

Founded in 2003, the North Shore Land Alliance is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit nationally accredited land trust.  It was formed to protect and preserve, in perpetuity, the green spaces, farmlands, wetlands, groundwater and historical sites of Long Island’s North Shore for the enhancement of quality of life and the benefit of future generations.  The Land Alliance is responsible for stewardship of nearly 600 acres on the north shore of western Long Island.

The North Shore Land Alliance seeks several part-time weekend Garden Attendants to

  • learn about the Garden’s background and special features
  • open and close the Garden at the start and end of open hours
  • greet visitors and converse with them about the Garden
  • manage visitor parking
  • track the number of visitors
  • open and close the Tea House

The position will involve some weeding and basic maintenance of the parking area, paths and Tea Garden.

Requirements and Desired Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Organized, with the ability to work with minimal supervision and with a variety of people
  • Independent/self-starter
  • Availability to work weekends
  • Must be able to provide own transportation
  • Appreciation of land conservation and the unique qualities of the Stroll Garden

Please email resume along with a cover letter to [email protected] with Garden Attendant in the subject line.