Cause Areas

When

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

Where

3131 S. Central AvenuePhoenix, AZ 85040

Nina Mason Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center

About

Purpose: Audubon Arizona sits in the heart of Phoenix's Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area--a 600-acre park space in the historic Salt River corridor. Grounds Quality volunteers assist in maintaining positive, immediate, and restorative contribution to the main Audubon landscape each day as they roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty.

Key Repsponsibilties:

  • Volunteers will perform a variety of duties, including but not limited to: weeding, general clean-up, dead-heading, sweeping, raking, planting, potting, plant removal, and pruning
  • Maintains & beautifies gardens and other landscape features to a high standard
  • Keeps paths, trails and clean and safe.
  • Undertakes small construction projects, including, but not limited to drainage, edging, pathways, beds, retaining walls, and trails

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of horticulture sufficient to allow successful performance in this position
  • Ability to prioritize work, meet time deadlines, and maintain reliable work attendance
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, have good mobility, and work at a fast pace
  • Ability to work in varying weather conditions

Time Commitment: One 3.5-hour shift per month. Shifts are 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. or 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Tuesday - Sunday. Summer hours vary.

Skills

  • Farming
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Gardening
  • Botany
  • Horticulture

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • Create your own hours around plant needs
  • Willingness to learn/teach
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