Work in a Garden and Help People with Autism Learn Valuable Job Skills


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When

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

Where

15855 Limestone School RdLeesburg, VA 20176


About

Legacy Farms offers a variety of volunteer opportunities in the areas of vocational rehabilitation, gardening, marketing and fundraising, nonprofit management, and more. By becoming a volunteer, you will enjoy a fulfilling experience while helping to further the Legacy Farms mission and objectives.

Maintain Legacy Farms gardens, including vegetable, flower and herb garden, raised beds, vineyard and butterfly garden. Duties include weeding, watering, raking, pruning, propagation, landscaping and occasional planting.

Prior Experience Needed: Nursery or landscape work helpful but not necessary.

Qualifications: Ability to work outside as part of a group; interest in native plants helpful but not required.

Training: 1-day orientation and on the job coaching

Time: 2-3 hour shifts. Flexible. Weekdays/weekends between 9:00 a.m. -6:30 p.m.

Physical Requirements: Outdoor gardening: Must be able to use garden implements, bend, kneel, occasionally lift heavy items and be outside for 2-3 hours in the summer heat.

Skills

  • Special Needs
  • People Skills
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture
  • Farming

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

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

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