Horticulture Volunteer

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GATHERING PLACE

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Event Description:

Horticulture Volunteers assist Gathering Place Horticulturists in landscape maintenance and functions.

Shift Dates/Times: Varied Dates and Times

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Including, but not limited to):

  • Assists Horticulturists with tasks including cutbacks, leaf removal, mulching, pruning, weeding, deadheading and other tasks as requested
  • Deals courteously and effectively with the public at all times
  • Responds promptly to guests needs
  • Adheres to all safety regulations and policies and procedures and helps maintain a safe and productive environment for guests, volunteers and staff
  • Reports potentially unsafe conditions including damaged property in a timely manner
  • Responds to emergencies and alarm calls as needed

Educational and Training Requirements:

  • Attends required orientations led by Gathering Place Staff
  • Must attend Horticulture Volunteer Training during first session of shift.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a volunteer to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This volunteer position requires substantial standing; substantial walking; minimal sitting; substantial reaching with hands and arms; moderate climbing or balancing; substantial stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling; substantial talking or hearing; moderate lifting of up to 20 pounds; moderate lifting of 20 to 60 pounds; no lifting of more than 60 pounds.

Environment:

The environment characteristics described here are representative of those a volunteer encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The environment will include substantial performance in wet or humid conditions; minimal performance near moving mechanical parts; minimal performance in high, precarious places; moderate performance working on hills; moderate performance with or around fumes or airborne particles; minimal performance with or near toxic chemicals; substantial performance in outdoor weather conditions; moderate performance with moderate noise level; moderate performance with loud noise level.

Dress Code: Gathering Place Volunteer Tshirt; Khakis Pants; Closed Toed Shoes; may bring your own gloves (volunteer responsible for all personal property)

Reports to: Horticulturists

Must complete volunteer application, interview, background check and orientation.

https://www.gatheringplace.org/volunteer

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About GATHERING PLACE

Location:

2650 S John Williams Way E, TULSA, OK 74114, US

Mission Statement

Gathering Place is a world class riverfront park designed to welcome all Tulsans to a vibrant and inclusive public space that engages, educates and excites! Our vision is to add to the vitality and growth of Tulsa by enhancing the quality of life for all; to be an economic influencer, by positively impacting the city's civic and fiscal growth plans; and to assist Tulsa in being recognized as a vibrant, inclusive regional destination.

Description

A project of George Kaiser Family Foundation, we are committed to creating a culture that supports the overall mission of equal opportunity for all. We are committed to creating a public gathering space that is a recreational, civic and cultural destination for all walks of life to enjoy, promoting inclusivity in our city. We are committed to enhancing the River Parks system while preserving the area’s natural ambiance and integrating the new space into the greater surrounding area. We are committed to Tulsa, to all who live here and to all who visit, that they may be positively inspired to play, learn, interact, relax and gather together.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2650 S John Williams Way ETulsa, OK 74114

(36.12248,-95.98457)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Must complete volunteer application, interview, background check and orientation.

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