Sachs Conservatory Volunteer Program


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

MossRehab -Elkins Park60 E. Township Line RoadElkins Park, PA 19027
Volunteer Work Area...

About

The conservatory and gardens at MossRehab are cared for and maintained by a robust volunteer team, working under the direction of the horticultural therapist. There are a variety of opportunities available for volunteers from plant care and conservatory maintenance to assisting with the therapy program.

Some of the tasks a volunteer might be involved with include:

? Care for and maintain plants in conservatory, outdoor garden and lobby, under direction of registered horticultural therapist (HTR).

? Maintain conservatory and garden area including cleaning floors, furniture, tools, equipment.

? Prep materials and samples for HT sessions and cleanup after group.

? Assist HTR during sessions (retrieving materials, circulating materials to patients, clearing materials).

? Assist family members or visitors accompanying patient to session.

Skills

  • Gardening
  • Horticulture

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours weekly
  • Willingness to get dirty,Knowledge of basic garden tools, able to tolerate heat and humidity,

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