Natural Building & Gardening


(35.975315,-79.77853)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

805 Stoney Hill CircleGreensboro, NC 27406


About

Cob Collective Natural Building & Gardening

"Building Sustainable Natural Living Communities"

We will also have ongoing blogger, artists, and fundraiser positions.

VOLUNTEER DESCRIPTIONS

50 HEAVY LIFTERS- You will move large stones, dig trenches, lay foundations, cut lumber, move large items, carry buckets of clay, sand, and water.

100 MIXERS- Mix Cob, apply cob to walls, and teach others how to mix cob in the community. Invite other friends to help in the process via social media, MEET UPS, and small collective work parties.

25 PHOTOGRAPHERS- You will take pictures of the happenings at the collective during classes, workshops, and field trips. You will also edit and upload to various social media and websites.

25 FILMAKERS- Document the progression of our projects. Upload videos to youtube, edit video, produce small series of the everyday life at the collective.

50 BLOGGERS- Talk about us interview our participants, interview volunteers and people in poverty.

25 ARTISTS- Carve and sculpt with natural building materials.

25 FUNDRAISERS- Hold fundraising events, obtain sponsorships from local businesses groups, and organizations.

PLEASE SPECIFY WHICH POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING TO VOLUNTEER FOR.

Our non profit is building a series of homes out of natural materials and growing organic food at 4 locations in Greensboro.

COB is an ancient and sustainable building method.

YOU Will GET MESSY!!!! MIXERS please wear comfortable clothing that you do not mind getting dirty or damaged. We will train you how to mix cob.

FUNDRAISERS we expect you to be neat and professional. You will have to complete a training beforehand

YOU WILL LEARN!!!!

WE ARE ABLE TO PROVIDE SERVICE LEARNING HOURS AND CERTIFICATES OF COMPLETION FOR A NUMBER OF OUR TRAININGS.

Visit our site at www.facebook.com/cobcollective and like our page

Follow us on twitter @cobcollective

Email us at cobcollective@gmail.com

Please Specify days and times you are available to volunteer.

We prefer large groups but sincerely appreciate individuals. The collective efforts of building stronger sustainable communities enable us all to operate effectively and efficiently. If you have friends or family that can join you your experience it will be easier for you and a lot more fun!!! We look forward to having you join the collective and invite others to join you in this wonderful experience.

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Construction
  • Home Repair

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

N/A

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