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Awbury Arboretum

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 82 people are interested
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Philly Goat Project is a small program located at the Farm at Awbury in Germantown. PGP has opportunities for individuals to help with barn and landscaping tasks on an ongoing basis. Individual or family volunteers are only accepted with a long term commitment due to the extensive training required. Please view the website ( https://www.phillygoatproject.org/volunteer ) . Young people are encouraged to help out if they are mature and accompanied by a parent, suggest minimum age is 12. Because our goats are well trained and require a lot of specific care, volunteers are required to commit to helping out for a minimum of 4 months one hour a week or two hours every other week. Private events with the goats may be arranged via email to director@phillygoatproject.org.
For more info see our website: https://www.phillygoatproject.org/

There are more details about volunteering opportunities on the Philly Goat Project website for artists, media marketing and builders.

Volunteers should be in good physical health in order to safely manage the needs of working on a farm. Masks are required at all times as is social distancing.

More opportunities with Awbury Arboretum

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Awbury Arboretum

Location:

1 AWBURY RD, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19138, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Awbury Arboretum Association is to preserve and interpret Awbury’s historic house and landscape, thereby connecting an urban community with nature and history.

Description

Located in the historic Germantown neighborhood of Northwest Philadelphia, Awbury Arboretum is a 55-acre public landscape and historic house. Awbury Arboretum is managed by the Awbury Arboretum Association.

Awbury Arboretum’s grounds are open year-round, dawn to dusk, free of charge. Awbury hosts educational and service learning programs and offers volunteer opportunities in a variety of interest areas. Awbury Arboretum also hosts and partners with a number of institutional and private organizations with focus areas in watershed protection, urban agriculture, horticulture, and food systems education to creatively steward and interpret its site.

Animals
Community
Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

The Farm at Awbury6336 Ardleigh StreeetPhiladelphia, PA 19138

(40.0556,-75.1702)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Veterinary
  • Animal Therapy
  • Environmental Education
  • Farming

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 12
  • Varies
  • Bring your own food and water bottle, dress for outdoors!

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