Gardeners will work on a variety of projects from planting flowers and trees, to weeding and watering under the direction of a staff member or an experienced volunteer. Experience is not necessary, just a love of nature and a drive to learn. Ongoing and single event opportunities are available for individuals and groups from May-October.
The Volunteer Head Gardener position is ideal for an individual with a passion for the outdoors and gardening. This position will be an integral part of the Caponi Art Park team, helping to plan, care for, and maintain park grounds. They will also spend time working with less-experienced park volunteers, ensuring that proper gardening techniques are used consistently. The Head Gardener will ideally be able to volunteer on a regular basis at Caponi Art Park.
Assist in Maintenance of park gardens, pathways, and landscaping.
Work alongside other outdoor volunteers, encouraging consistent gardening techniques.
Generate an ongoing list of pertinent gardening projects and grounds maintenance task; this list will serve as a guide for other park gardening volunteers.
Position available April-October.
Experience and Qualifications
A certificate as a Master Gardener, or other significant gardening experience.
Must be physically capable of gardening.
Should be comfortable working alone, as well as providing guidance to other less-experienced gardening volunteers.
Knowledge of native plant species.
The Gardening Assistant may volunteer on a regular or part time basis under the direction of a staff member or experienced gardening volunteer.
Flexible hours for volunteer.
Families, groups, and individuals welcome.
Activities: planting, weeding, and watering flowers and plants in the Sculpture Garden and Theater in the Woods.
Position available May-October.
- Program Management
- Habitat Restoration
- Environmental Education
Good Match For
Teens People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment