School Garden Build Volunteer


(36.06662,-115.21362)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

The Innevation Center6795 Edmond Street3rd FloorLas Vegas, NV 89118

Students from John S Park Elementary School at their student-run farmers' market

About

We're a small (6 full time staff) nonprofit that in the last three years has created one of the largest school garden programs in the United States (in Las Vegas). We help schools fund, build and run school garden programs so that students can better learn about science (STEM), nutrition, and conservation. We're looking for volunteers on any Saturday during the months of March, April, May and June to help us build school gardens. We could also use volunteers on Thursdays during these same months. All of the equipment and expertise will be supplied--we just need people to help wheelbarrow soil and gravel, put into place the inter-locking bricks, spread gravel, etc. Typically, a build is from 9:00 AM to around 1:00 PM--but any time you can donate would be greatly appreciated!

To find out what volunteer dates are available, just copy and paste the link below and sign up!

(Look for events with "volunteers needed" in the title--you can sign up to volunteer with any of those!)

https://www.eventbrite.com/o/green-our-planet-11510948524

To see what a typical Saturday garden build is like, you can watch a short video here:

https://vimeo.com/202865334

Meanwhile, you can learn more about us in the local press here:

http://www.greenourplanet.org/inert/press

And about our school garden program here:

http://www.greenourplanet.org/learning/school-gardens

Thank you!

Skills

  • STEM
  • Nutrition
  • Environmental Education

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Whatever time you can afford to donate!
  • Please wear study work clothes and shoes!

Report this opportunity

Report this opportunity

Engage your employees, consumers, or students! VolunteerMatch provides the tools that make community involvement easy.