Garden Volunteer

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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

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Come and help us grow our St. Jude garden. Garden volunteers assist in the planning, construction, planting, mulching, weeding, watering and harvesting of vegetables used in the Kay Kafe. Grab your gloves and sunscreen and join us in the garden!

Seasonal Garden duties include: Fall & early winter
  • Remove spent summer crops
  • Weeding
  • Start seeds in trays / directly into rows
  • Soil remediation: filling beds with compost/mulch
  • Turn compost
  • Build frost-protective structures for some beds
Late winter & spring
  • Remove fall / winter crop
  • Bed preparation - shoveling, adding compost
  • Start seeds indoors
  • Transplant seedlings
  • Water and mulch beds
  • Harvest and weigh produce
Summer
  • Bed preparation - shoveling, adding compost
  • Transplant seedlings
  • Start new seed trays
  • Weeding
  • Harvest and weigh produce
Requirements

A love for gardening and working outdoors is a must for all volunteer volunteers. Must be physically able to stand, walk, kneel, sit, bend and lift repetitively. Must be able to communicate effectively with staff and follow specific instructions. Shifts are available Tuesday-Saturday. Time varies based on season.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

262 Danny Thomas Place, MS 102Memphis, TN 38105

(35.15566,-90.04542)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 8 month commitment from first shift
  • Commit to 4 hour shift each week at a regularly scheduled time between 9 am and 4 pm, Mon-Friday

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