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Cause Areas

When

Wed Apr 25, 2018 08:00 AM - Wed Oct 24, 2018 11:00 AM

Where

6115 S Santa Fe DrLittletonLittleton, CO 80120

About

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

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Duties Include:

  • Pruning, deadheading, fertilizing with an organic fertilizer, mulching, raking, weeding and other gardening tasks that are related to maintenance of Hudson Gardens’ rose collection.
  • Non-chemical pest control for Japanese beetles.
  • Participation in labeling and mapping projects for the rose collection.

Shift Information:

  • Weekly shifts occur on Wednesdays, April through October (weather depending).
  • Shifts last from 8 AM - 10 AM.
  • Weekly or bi-weekly commitment preferred.

Location:

  • Outdoors, onsite at Hudson Gardens.

Attire and Equipment (provided by the volunteer):

  • Closed-toe work shoes or work boots.
  • Hand pruners (bypass not anvil).
  • Gardening gloves (those designed for working with roses preferred).
  • Water bottle and sun protection (recommended).

Other:

  • This position may involve the use of other hand tools (e.g., soil knife, hand saw) provided by Hudson Gardens.

QUALIFICATIONS:
General:

  • Must be aged 18 or older.
  • Prospective applicants will be interviewed.
  • Must be able to work in a group or as part of a team.

Physical Demands:

  • Stand, walk, and/or sit.
  • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Climb or balance.
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Lift up to 10 pounds.

Skills

  • Outdoor Recreation
  • People Skills
  • Botany
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

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

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