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Children's Science ExploriumSugar Sand Park300 S. Military TrailBoca Raton, FL33486
Our garden is used as a teaching tool in a number of programs and lessons. We can always use help in its growth and development.
***SUMMER 2018 PROGRAM NOW FULL - CHECK BACK AFTER SUMMER***
Volunteers needed to care for, maintain and develop the Children's Science Explorium's Butterfly Garden. The Butterfly Gardians assist with watering, mulching, planting, weeding and propagation of Florida native flowering plants. Volunteers assist with the identification and recording of plants and animals found in the gardens. Special care is required not to harm the insects and 'pests' found in the garden. Previous experience working with plants is preferred, but not required.
Shifts are highly flexible, though recommended for the early morning. Breaks are provided as needed. Special requests and accommodations can be made with advanced notification.
This position offers the volunteer opportunities to learn about botany, etymology, ecological sciences and horticulture.
This position is open to anyone over the age of 14, requires a minimum commitment of 30 hours of service.