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Cause Areas

When

Wed Apr 25, 2018 08:00 AM - Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:00 PM

Where

6115 S Santa Fe DrLittletonLittleton, CO 80120

About

PURPOSE OF JOB: Assist with the cultural practices of water gardening.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Duties Include:

  • Divide, plant, fertilize, prune, deadhead, place, locate, and relocate water plants.
  • Maintain water garden areas including the removal of algae, weeds, stones or rocks, and sludge.
  • Clean and maintain the Greenhouse, pots, tools and supplies, and assist with other tasks as needed.

Shift Information:

  • Regular weekly shifts take place on Wednesdays, April through October. Non-regular shifts may be available during the off season (November - March).
  • Shifts are scheduled from 8 AM to 12 PM during the peak season.
  • A weekly or bi-weekly commitment is preferred.
Location:
  • Indoors and outdoors, onsite at Hudson Gardens.

Attire and Equipment (provided by the volunteer):

  • Gloves, work shoes and or boots.
  • Hand pruners.
  • Chest waders (can be provided).
  • Water bottle and sun protection (recommended).

QUALIFICATIONS:
General:

  • Must be aged 18 or older.
  • Prospective applicants will be interviewed.

Physical Demands:

Note: the working environment for this position includes uneven, wet, muddy and slippery conditions.

  • Stand, walk and/or sit.
  • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Climb or balance.
  • Lift up to 50 pounds.

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Botany
  • Environmental Education
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture
  • General Education

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • A weekly or bi-weekly commitment is preferred.
  • QUESTIONS: Community Programs & Outreach, 303-797-8565 ext. 306 or volunteer@hudsongardens.org

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