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Orlando Cares

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 159 people are interested
The Garden

The volunteer opportunity is with the Office of Community Affairs at the City of Orlando.

  • NO PRIOR GARDENING KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED
  • 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.

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 2 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 3:30pm - 5:30pm during week.

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Children & Youth Community Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

City of Orlando local community centersOrlando, FL 32802

(28.550,-81.380)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • once a week for 1-2 hours, 6 month program

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