Gardening Volunteer - Dunes' Edge Provincetown


(42.06243,-70.18623)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Dunes' Edge Campground386 U.S. 6Provincetown, MA 02657

About

Opportunity Overview

Dunes’ Edge Campground could use the loving touch of a gardener to help keep her beautiful! The campground has several flower beds, window boxes and planters placed around the property which would benefit from a bit of attention. If your passion is gardening, and you have a few hours a week to spare, we would enjoy sharing this amazing property with you! This position would be perfect for a creative individual who has a flexible schedule, enjoys the outdoors, and has a basic knowledge of gardening. Our stewardship staff will work with the volunteer to determine gardening needs and priorities. The ideal candidate should be equally at home working independently as well as on a team. It’s never too early to plan for the spring time!

Responsibilities

  • Working with stewardship staff to assess gardening needs
  • Planting and/or transplanting annuals and perennials as well as maintaining existing beds
  • Maintaining communication with stewardship staff
  • Log volunteer hours

Qualifications

  • An eagerness to participate in maintaining the campground
  • Able to use hand tools
  • Able to follow instructions and work in a team
  • Dress in appropriate clothes and footwear
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time and ability to bend
  • Ability to walk on a variety of surfaces including grass or uneven surfaces

Time Commitment Needed

Flexible schedule could be year-round depending on availability. Prefer a commitment of 3-months.

Location: 386 U.S. 6, Provincetown, MA 02657

For more information Contact Eileen Small, Volunteer Resources Coordinator, 781-784-0567 x5501, esmall@thetrustees.org

To explore other volunteer opportunities or sign up as a team, visit our volunteer page at http://volunteer.thetrustees.org/

More about The Trustees

Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org.

The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Skills

  • Organization
  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Botany
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Flexible; could be year round

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