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The Fit and Food Connection

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The Fit and Food Connection
Empowering healthy smiles through free fitness and nutrition

Bring your passion for gardening and join our team as a local garden volunteer where you’ll positively impact our community, our organization, and those in need.

The Fit and Food Connection is a non-profit organization serving our neighbors in the St. Louis community. We provide wellness offerings to low-income families and empower our clients to get healthy through our five free fitness and nutrition programs.

We’re looking for hands-on local volunteers with a passion for gardening to assist with our Community Garden Program. The garden volunteer will work in the garden weekday evenings on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:00 - 7:00 and on Saturday mornings from 8:00 - 10:00 in North City. Materials and equipment provided, however, volunteers are welcome to bring their own equipment.

Tasks include:

  • Organizing the shed and green house
  • Cleaning the plots, grass area, and surrounding parameters of trash.
  • Weeding, watering, planting, and harvesting weekly.
We are looking for leaders who are willing to make a long-term commitment.

We're dedicated to finding the opportunity that is right for you! To volunteer, please fill out the volunteer survey at http://www.fitandfoodconnection.org/volunteer-survey-2/

To find out more about our organization, please visit: http://fitandfoodconnection.org/

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About The Fit and Food Connection

Location:

2115 Chambers Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63136, US

Mission Statement

To provide free healthy living resources through nutrition and physical fitness to people in need.

Description

The Fit and Food Connection is a non-profit organization that empowers people in need, in low-income areas throughout northern St. Louis, to get healthy through our 5 free programs. Our programs include our Organic Community Garden, our Food Assistance Program which is a healthy food pantry delivery, our Groupfit which provides group fitness classes, our Group Nutrition, which includes seminars on various wellness topics, and our One on One program, where health professionals work with individuals to help them reach their health goals. Our passion is creating healthy smiles and empowered individuals.

Community
Environment
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4846 St. Louis AveSt. Louis, MO 63115

(38.66922,-90.25203)
 

SKILLS

  • Resource Development / Management
  • Nutrition
  • Landscaping
  • Gardening
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum commitment of 1 year
  • Leadership, gardening experience

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