Landscaping / Yard Maintenance


Cause Areas


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


316 N. OakNewton, KS 67114


Purpose of Assignment

  • By assisting with the seasonal landscaping duties for the Safehope ( formerly known as Harvey County Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault you help ensure the quality and sustainability outdoor spaces at the safehouse. Volunteers will be creating a safe and beautiful environment for participants staying at the safehouse.


  • Responsible for helping to mow the shelter yard grass

  • Edge the grass around driveway areas

  • Spruce up landscaping by removing debris and trash.

  • Planting new plants on the ground and/or pots

  • Spread new mulch in specific areas.

  • Trimming of bushes at the end of a growing season.

  • Removal of weeds in flower beds.

Time Commitment:

  • Yard maintenance can be scheduled for either a weekday or weekend, daytime or evening.

Training & Supervision:

  • Attends general volunteer orientation

  • Completes safehouse orientation which includes training on the location of supplies and facility procedures.

  • Supervision conducted by: Residential Manager or designated staff

Skills Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

  • Able to lift, bend, kneel, and stand for extended periods of time.

  • An ability to relate in a nonjudgmental manner with individuals and groups within a wide range of problem areas.

  • Be able to operate a lawnmower, weed eater, and all other yard tools.

  • An ability to handle emergency situations.

  • An ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • An ability to work without direct supervision and complete task in an efficient manner.

Special Licenses, Diplomas, Certifications or Requirements:

  • Successful completion of a criminal record check

Additional Information:

  • All plants and equipment will be provided.


  • Landscaping
  • Gardening

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Very flexible

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