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When

Mon Jan 30, 2017 - Tue Jan 30, 2018

Where

1405 S. 7th AvePhoenix, AZ 85007

About

Purpose: Encourage the engagement, education and enjoyment of residents in their outdoor spaces and specifically contribution to our gathering and expanding local phoenix community gardens.

Requirements:

  • Basic knowledge of plants, flowers and vegetables indigenous to the area
  • Knowledge of safe use of gardening equipment - manual and motorized
  • Ability to teach and maintain safety with equipment and environmental hazards
  • Know who and how to contact in the event of any injury or emergency
  • Know how to recognize potential dangerous plants or insects
  • Ability to manage project to completion

Responsibilities:

  • Sign in and out in the volunteer log every visit
  • Engage residences in work according to physical and cognitive abilities
  • Maintain a safe environment while working
  • Provide hydration, shade and breaks for working crew
  • Till, plant, weed, fertilize, mulch and water per project
  • Immediately report to your supervisor any injury, insect bite, fall or change in condition of a resident - assist with any incident report as necessary
  • Immediately report to your supervisor any damage to property or equipment - assist with any incident report as necessary
  • Return equipment to storage area
  • Attend focus panels including residents and community partners
  • Assist with development and fair planning of community garden plots

Time Commitment:

  • This position may be a one-time visit 2-8 hours
  • Potential for ongoing scheduled visits to assist with garden maintenance 1-4 hours
  • 1-4 hour visits

Skills

  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Gardening
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training

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