School Garden Program Volunteer

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Sustainable Palos Verdes Schools dba Palos Verdes School Gardens

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School Garden Program Volunteer

General interest in gardening?

Assist PVSG Garden Team with various ongoing school garden program garden clubs, maintenance and administration!

In the garden: weeding, fertilizing, pruning, composting, soil building and planting. No green thumb required! Student groups welcome with adult supervision. Great for corporate team building and community engagement!

In the virtual office and administration: grant writing, communications, newsletters, database management, events, workshops, cooking and garden classes. Weekly commitment ongoing.

Summer volunteers welcome June - August 2020

Fall and Spring volunteers welcome September 2019 - June 2020

Organization

Palos Verdes School Gardens

Location

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

We are a hardworking nonprofit that is looking for amazing volunteers to champion our cause of bringing edible education programming to every school in PVPUSD and beyond! Are you a match for us? Here are the traits that we value most!

POSITIVE: You care deeply about your impact on others and the environment! You are a motivator and are able to see the bright side to every situation.

PASSIONATE: You always bring your personal best to the table every day rain or shine! You spread the word about your work and create opportunities for others to become involved with what you are excited about.

PROFESSIONAL: You have a strong work ethic and valuable skills you are willing to share with others to help them create their own success!

COLLABORATIVE: You know the importance of effective delegation and communication and take charge of initiatives that identify, cultivate and realize value added partnerships! Your days are very busy, however you realize the importance of balance for a healthy family life and manage your time accordingly!

COMMITTED: You are a persistent problem solver and when you commit to an effort you find a way to see it through and your team knows that they can count on you!

ENERGETIC: You are enthusiastic and make others excited for what you are passionate about! Your energy is contagious!



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About Sustainable Palos Verdes Schools dba Palos Verdes School Gardens

Location:

PO Box 2653, PLS VRDS PNSL, CA 90274, US

Mission Statement

Palos Verdes School Gardens seeks to create community based edible education opportunities in public places of greater Los Angeles including weekly school garden programing and restaurant gardens that connect chefs to schools.

Description

Sustainable Palos Verdes Schools (SPVS) dba Palos Verdes School Gardens (PVSG) is an environmental community based non-profit organization that works to enrich the health and education of K-12 students and their greater community by providing weekly garden based programming on school campuses within Los Angeles County and installing and maintaining edible restaurant gardens that function as a representation of edible education awareness outside of the school campuses and engaging the greater South Bay community by bringing school garden produce to local chefs. Palos Verdes School Gardens (PVSG) Outdoor Classroom program seeks to encourage students and teachers to consider the school garden as an extension of the traditional classroom rather than an extracurricular activity. The PVSG Outdoor Classroom is a living laboratory where lessons are tied to state curriculum standards, encourage inquiry-based learning, provide hands-on experiential learning opportunities and support next generation science standards. As part of their grade level experience each week, students have the opportunity to collaborate with their peers, write and draw what they experience in their garden journals, prepare and taste seasonal and local produce, plant and tend to their school garden beds and develop an understanding of what is needed to become environmental stewards of the future.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple Locations in the South BaySouth Bay Los Angeles, CA 90746

(33.84351,-118.26192)
 

SKILLS

  • Cooking / Catering
  • Environmental Science
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • Grant Writing / Research

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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