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Cause Areas

When

Sat Jul 01, 2017 01:00 PM - Tue Oct 31, 2017 04:00 PM

Where

140 Turkey Hill LaneThe Yellow House at The Weir River FarmHingham, MA 02043

About

Opportunity Overview
If you love being outdoors, we could use some extra hands to help us harvest crops. We are currently looking for a few enthusiastic people who share our love of Weir River Farm to assist us on Tuesday and/or Friday afternoons from 1:00 p.m. to 4 p.m., between July and October. No prior experience required.


Responsibilities
* Safely and properly harvest vegetables
* Maintain communication with the farm staff
* Log volunteer hours


Qualifications
* Able to work efficiently with your hands
* Able to use hand tools safely and to follow instructions
* Able to visually differentiate between ready/ripe crops and unready/undersized crops
* Able to work in a team and/or independently
* Able to lift and carry up to 50lb frequently
* Dress in appropriate clothes and footwear to work outside in all weather
* Able to walk on a variety of surfaces including grass or uneven surfaces, as well as physically able to lift and bend


Time Commitment
3 hours a week on Tuesday and/or Friday afternoons, early July through October. Prefer multi week commitment, but will consider one time option as well.


Opportunity Location
The Yellow House at 140 Turkey Hill Lane, Hingham, MA 02043


For more information, contact
Eileen Small, Volunteer Resources Coordinator, esmall@thetrustees.org, 781-784-0567 x5501

Skills

  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture
  • Farming

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Tuesdays and/or Fridays 1-4

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