Garden Guide

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Orlando Cares

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The Garden

The internship is with the Office of Community Affairs at the City of Orlando. This intern will serve as a Garden Guide.

  • Work with 4th and 5th grade students
  • Attend bi weekly garden sessions & engage with small groups
  • Help students plant and maintain their container gardens
  • Provide positive reinforcement & encouragement
  • Use gardening as a vehicle for imparting life lessons
  • Encourage students towards careers in environmental science and agriculture
  • Learn about gardening alongside the students.

No gardening experience required. This is an after-school program, with once-a-week sessions for 10 weeks.

Sessions run from 3:30-5:30

Requirements: · Must be of 18 years of age and over · Must pass criminal background check · Must be able to attend volunteer orientation/training · Work a minimum of 10 hours a week · Must coordinate own transportation to and from City Hall and community centers The Garden is an after-school program, with twice-a-month sessions. Sessions run between 3:00pm - 5:30pm during week. Interns will · Create own schedules · Attend professional development trainings led by City of Orlando staff · Take professional head shots upon completion of internship If interested, please email your resume to Nancy Flores, Orlando Cares Program Coordinator, at, or call 407.246.3507 with questions.

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Children & Youth Community Environment


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City of Orlando local community centersOrlando, FL 32802



  • Farming
  • Environmental Education
  • Mentoring
  • Nutrition
  • Gardening
  • Environmental Science


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • once a week for 1-2 hours, a 10-week program

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