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Community Garden Help Wanted

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Community Garden Help Wanted
Date Posted: Wednesday, May 3, 2023
Organization Name: Breezy Acres
Organization Contact: Alicia Janssen-Thayer
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: Free for all. Learning opportunity, volunteer hours, be a part of giving back to your community, spreading knowledge & gaining knowledge. You can make a difference, and there's potential to taking over the community garden's coordinator role the following year.
Type of Organization: Arts and Culture
More Info Link:
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Any Age
  • Youth
  • Adult (18 +)
  • Family or Group
  • Business/employer supported group
Duties / Roles / Activities: Maintaining the garden seasonally. Weeding, planting, harvesting, watering.
We would like at least one person if not two, to coordinate time that they can supervise weekly people that come to the garden. Learning with each other about gardening.
Sample Tasks: Weeding, planting, harvesting, watering, advertising, coordinating.
Dates & Times:
  • Daytime
  • Evening
  • Weekend
Seasonal: Summer Months Only
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Any Dufferin
  • Orangeville and area
  • Shelburne and area
  • Grand Valley and area
Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): Yes
Does this opportunity relate to COVID-19: No
Commitment Length / Duration: Moderate Term (3 months to 1 year)
Training Required:
  • None
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expired Saturday, June 3, 2023
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for seniors / older adults
  • Education / Mentoring / Tutoring
  • Community and information services for the general public
  • Boards / Committees / Task Forces
  • Event Planning / Fundraising and special events
  • Culture / Heritage / Museum
  • Agricultural / Animals / Animal Services
  • Conservation / Gardening / Horticulture / Nature / Trails / Environment
  • Marketing / Communications / Public Relations
  • Volunteer from Home
Skills / Experience: None necessary, but garden knowledge of some sort is an asset.
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