Cause Areas

When

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

Where

450 North Syndicate St.Saint Paul, MN 55104

About

Community Action Head Start is committed to providing low-income families in our community with high quality education for children ages 3-5. Your efforts will help our Head Start teachers and classroom staff to make learning and attending school a fun and rewarding activity for children. Classes are held weekdays. Help to beautify the playground!

Supervisor: Maintenance Supervisor or Maintenance Technician

Tasks and Responsibilities: Assist with the maintenance of a Head Start playground and surrounding area. Rake grass/leaves, pull weeds, pick up trash, sweep, move mulch, and miscellaneous tasks. Turn in a timesheet within two days of the project.

Qualifications:

Ability to speak English

Ability to work as a member of a team and independently with little supervision

Show interest in beautifying a playground and surrounding area

Able to physically respond to the demands of yardwork and maintenance tasks

Capable of lifting 20 lbs; bring your own gloves and rake

Experience with raking and general yardwork

Individual or group of up to 30 members; Age 18+ (age 16-17 with an adult present)

Time Commitment: One-time 2+ hours during an afternoon Monday - Thursday or daytime on Friday; when children are not using the playground. Specific hours will be arranged by the supervisor. Dates available are mid-April thru May for spring clean-up; late October thru November for autumn raking.

Group Size: One to thirty members

Opportunity Location: Saint Paul, MN - Frogtown or Battle Creek neighborhood

Benefits of Volunteering: Gain facility maintenance experience, landscaping skills, and professional networking. Knowledge that you are helping children thrive!

For Information Contact:

Volunteer Specialist at volunteers@caprw.org or call 651-603-5979

Registration form at caprw.org/volunteer

Skills

  • Landscaping
  • Gardening

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16

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