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639 Nicklaus StPaso Robles, CA 93446

Help us build structures such as these garden beds!



One Cool Earth and Paso Robles Schools seek a volunteer to assist with plant propagation in our school’s horticultural center and school gardens, including greenhouses. Use your knowledge and expertise about gardens and plants to help serve your community and foster learning in schools! Both decorative and edible plants are utilized in beautifying school gardens and growing produce for school-based nutrition programs.


  • Public schools in Paso Robles

Key Responsibilities:

  • Share extensive knowledge of a variety of plants, including: when to plant and harvest certain varieties and how to select specific plants for school gardens

  • Help to grow plants in community schools from seeds, cuttings, bulbs, and other plant parts

Time Requirements/ Frequency:

  • Group workdays or done independently (flexible)

  • 1-3 hour intervals (weekdays and weekends during school year and/ or summer)

  • Frequency is flexible--1 - 4 work days per month preferred

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Gardening knowledge and experience encouraged, though not required!

  • Provide one’s own transportation to and from the site

  • Responsible and trustworthy, as volunteer will be needed to oversee and open gardens unsupervised

  • 18 years and older or with parents permission

  • Volunteer Paperwork with school site will need to be completed


  • 1 hour orientation


  • Farming
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Gardening
  • Botany
  • Horticulture

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
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