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Gardening Assistant

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SOAR 365


Does playing in the dirt give you joy? Does your thumb turn green at the thought of growing things in the garden?

SOAR365 seeks one or more volunteers with gardening knowledge/expertise who can help clean & prepare our beds for planting & cultivation, and also offer fun basic gardening experiences for small groups of adult program participants. The ideal time commitment is 1-2 hours per week, based on the volunteer's availability.

This opportunity will take place outside and be subject to weather conditions.
Mask-wearing and physical distancing protocols will be enforced.
Role description available upon request.

Volunteers must attend orientation and complete human rights training.

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About SOAR 365



Mission Statement

In partnership with families, SOAR365 creates life-fulfilling opportunities for people with disabilities.


In partnership with families, SOAR365 creates life-fulfilling opportunities for individuals with disabilities, annually serving over 1,400 people and their families. Founded in 1954, SOAR365 is an organization created by families, for families; an organization that has grown to provide a continuum of programs and services for individuals with disabilities across the lifespan.

With multiple locations throughout central Virginia, SOAR365 programs span the lifecycle and assist people with disabilities to live happy, successful and meaningful lives. Programs and services include: Pediatric Therapy Services; Adult & Youth Day Services; Workforce Development Services; and Residential (Summer Camp and Respite) Services.

People with Disabilities


Mon Mar 01, 2021 - Fri May 28, 2021
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM  


3600 Saunders AvenueRichmondRichmond, VA 23227



  • Landscaping
  • Gardening
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Ideal time commitment is 1-2 hours per week for a minimum of three months, starting March 1.
  • Experience with people with disabilities is a plus but not required.

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