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Horticulture Assistant

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Horticulture Assistant
Date Posted: Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Organization Name: Services and Housing In the Province (SHIP) - Peace Ranch Program
Organization Contact: Sue Morling
905 584-9156 Ext. 30
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: Share their knowledge, skills in horticulture. Learn what the benefits are of nature based activities to support mental health recovery.
Type of Organization: Adult Service
More Info Link:
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
  • Family or Group
  • Business/employer supported group
Duties / Roles / Activities: Watering, insect control greenhouse and outdoor garden plants.
Preparing gardens.
Supporting clients with horticulture program activities
Sample Tasks: Fall/winter tasks: putting beds to sleep for winter, watering house plants, planning for next year, assisting in program when needed. Watering plants. Transplanting seedlings to larger pots.
Setting up garden trellis
Moving soil with shovel and wheel barrel.
Weeding, harvesting produce.
Dates & Times:
  • Daytime
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Any Dufferin
  • Orangeville and area
  • Shelburne and area
  • Grand Valley and area
Wheelchair Accessibility: No
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): Yes
Does this opportunity relate to COVID-19: No
Commitment Length / Duration: Short Term (less than 3 months)
Training Required:
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires: Saturday, October 5, 2024
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for persons with disabilities
  • Hospital / Health / Medical
  • Opportunities to support persons who are homeless / living in poverty
  • Conservation / Gardening / Horticulture / Nature / Trails / Environment
Skills / Experience: Horticulture/gardening knowledge, skills and physically able.
Vulnerable Sector Screener required
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