Careers

Tinkergarten is a fast growing, social impact company founded by education and tech industry vets, that offers high quality outdoor classes where kids learn through play. We're a small but powerful team on a mission to improve the lives of kids and their families. Are you ready to join us? Check out our current opportunities:

Community Development Manager

Tinkergarten Leader

Spring Intern (hiring immediately)

Summer Intern


Community Development Manager

If you care deeply about early childhood learning, getting kids outdoors, and are an exceptional communicator, listen up. Tinkergarten is a fast growing, social impact company founded by education and tech industry vets, that is redefining early childhood education. We offer high quality outdoor classes where kids learn through play. Our platform enables anyone, anywhere to become a leader, run classes in parks nationwide, and deliver high quality learning to families in their local community. We're a small but powerful team on a mission to improve the lives of kids and their families, and we’re hiring a Community Manager who can help us to manage a fast growing national network of leaders. You’ll be responsible for building programs and cultivating support, motivation and efficiency across our network of highly motivated early childhood educators.

We need you to:

  • Steward the cultural values of the company among to the leader community, channel leader voice efficiently to our central organization.
  • Cultivate an open, supportive, and vibrant culture among the leaders.
  • Curate leader forums, keep conversations well-organized, build an open and useful peer learning network.
  • Manage external leader groups across social media to support leaders, keep everyone informed, and honor brand and cultural values.
  • Surface trends and issues from the leader community to the central team.
  • Work with other central colleagues to develop programs that promote, support and optimize leader success.
  • Help us communicate policies, feature updates, successes and new learnings to leaders effectively.

What you've got:

  • You are an exceptional writer, listener, diplomat, and empathizer.
  • You active publish and consume on various social media platforms, and keep current with trends among the platforms.
  • You are incredibly well organized and detail oriented.
  • You have mobilized large teams or communities of people to achieve great things.
  • You are entrepreneurial by nature, require very little direction and can lead initiatives across teams.
  • You're tech savvy, require minimal training, and can understand and communicate about the technology that enables our service.
  • You can spin multiple plates and efficiently problem solve in a fast paced, high growth environment.
  • You are ready to dive in the deep end and play on a winning team.

This role is based in our Northampton, MA headquarters. If this role excites you, please send details on your background and a note about why you are interested in the role to support@tinkergarten-dot-com.

Spring Intern

If you care deeply about early childhood learning, getting kids outdoors, and are an exceptional communicator, listen up. Tinkergarten is a fast growing, social impact company founded by education and tech industry vets, that is redefining early childhood education. We offer high quality outdoor classes where kids learn through play. Our platform enables talented people anywhere to become a leader, run classes in parks nationwide, and deliver high quality learning to families in their local community. We're a small but powerful team on a mission to improve the lives of kids and their families, and we're hiring interns to help us this Spring Tinkergarten and our parents. You'll help to solve their issues and provide a delightful experience for families.

Are you a good fit?

  • You care a lot about education and kids - formal education coursework not required, but a plus.
  • You are an excellent communicator, both written and verbal.
  • You are excited about the fluidity, informality, and fast pace of working for a startup.

Your responsibilities:

  • Assist with data entry, editing, order fulfillment, and other administrative tasks.
  • Help identify and/or implement solutions that help us support our growing, national team of teachers.
  • Measure successes and failures, report on progress, and make recommendations for future marketing and operational programs.

Nuts and bolts:

  • Paid internship - excellent hourly rate
  • You can dedicate a minimum of 10 hrs/week during the Spring semester. You are able/willing to travel to the Northampton office at least 1x week to meet with the team face to face at time that fits with your schedule.
  • Though it is not a requirement, we also are hiring a full-time intern for Summer 2016.

This role is based in our Northampton, MA headquarters. If this role excites you, please send details on your background and a note about why you are interested in the role to support@tinkergarten-dot-com.

Summer Intern

If you care deeply about early childhood learning, getting kids outdoors, and are an exceptional communicator, listen up. Tinkergarten is a fast growing, social impact company founded by education and tech industry vets, that is redefining early childhood education. We offer high quality outdoor classes where kids learn through play. Our platform enables talented people anywhere to become a leader, run classes in parks nationwide, and deliver high quality learning to families in their local community. We're a small but powerful team on a mission to improve the lives of kids and their families, and we're hiring interns to help us this Summer Tinkergarten and our parents. You'll help to solve their issues and provide a delightful experience for families.

Are you a good fit?

  • You care a lot about education and kids - formal education coursework not required, but a plus.
  • You are an excellent communicator, both written and verbal.
  • You are excited about the fluidity, informality, and fast pace of working for a startup.

Your responsibilities:

  • Assist with data entry, editing, order fulfillment, and other administrative tasks.
  • Help identify and/or implement solutions that help us support our growing, national team of teachers.
  • Measure successes and failures, report on progress, and make recommendations for future marketing and operational programs.

Nuts and bolts:

  • Paid internship - excellent hourly rate
  • You can dedicate a minimum of 30-40 hrs/week during the Summer in our Northampton office.

This role is based in our Northampton, MA headquarters. If this role excites you, please send details on your background and a note about why you are interested in the role to support@tinkergarten-dot-com.

Tinkergarten Leader

Be the one to bring Tinkergarten to your community!

If you’re an energetic, motivated parent—or just love working with kids—and want flexible and meaningful work—this could be the opportunity you’ve been waiting for.

  • Bring a mission-driven, healthy and educational service to your community
  • Earn money on a flexible schedule—teach as many or as few classes as you want
  • Even help your own kid(s) develop while sharpening your parenting skills
  • Be social, and have FUN!

Learn more or apply to become a leader.