Volunteer Gardener Opportunity


(33.696354,-117.84453)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

1851 Kettering StreetIrvine, CA 92614
The Power of a Paycheck

About

Volunteer Opportunity Snapshot:

Volunteer Gardener wanted to tend/car for our very special Victory Garden. Find true volunteer satisfaction in a company that values your gardening skills! At Working Wardrobes, we are dedicated to providing a path for adults in crises to reenter the workforce--is embarking on an exciting period of expansion as we move into our 27 th year of bringing the dignity of work to at-risk individuals in our community. We’re now seeking an experienced gardener to take ownership of maintaining our Victory Garden - a peaceful, relaxing space for our clients, volunteers and staff.

As our volunteer gardener, you will tend to our Victory Garden’s needs, caring for the plants (edibles and ornamental).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Grow annual plants (vegetables and flowers) , replant according to season
  • Harvest plants when necessary
  • Keep the plants healthy and nourished
  • Pest management WITHOUT the use of chemicals
  • Cut deadheads, remove dead leaves and weeds
    • Lay down mulch, wood chips, moss and other soil moisturizers depending on the plants
    • Make sure the surroundings are clean and plants are clearly labeled

More information:

  • Experience is a plus, training from Master Gardeners provided.
  • 1-2 hours/week, 3-4 hours/quarter commitment, minimum
  • Office Hours: 8:30-5pm
  • Gardening tools, supplies provided
  • Budget for purchases- plants, seeds, dirt, etc.

Skills

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Gardening

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours/week, 3-4 hours/quarter commitment, mini
  • Gardening experience is a plus

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