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Garden Volunteer at Tomoka State Park (Ormond Beach, FL)

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Love to garden? New to gardening but don't know where to start? Whether you're a novice or an expert, come on out and help us maintain Tomoka State Park’s native garden. Green thumb not required, just a willingness to get your hands dirty! Our native plant garden requires weeding and other maintenance weekly. This is a non-residential position.

To apply please visit https://www.floridastateparks.org/volunteers or contact Aggie Armstrong for more information.

Volunteer Position Title: Gardener

Volunteer Manager: Aggie Armstrong - Aggie.Armstrong@floridadep.gov

Job Type: Maintenance

Month Availability: April-October

Time Commitment: ~4 hours per week depending on weather and grow seasons

Regular Job Duties:

  • Weeding
  • Deadheading annuals
  • Planting
  • Picking up limbs
  • Pruning shrubs
  • Watering
  • Other garden activities as needed

Knowledge/Skills/Experience Required:

  • Be able to perform manual labor outdoors and in all weather conditions - Florida summers are very hot with near-daily rain!
  • Be comfortable working as a part of a team
  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • Be able to pass a sexual offender background check
  • Be at least 18 years old

Knowledge/Skills/Experience Preferred: Experience gardening, knowledge of native and non-native plant species or willingness to learn, ability to identify plants using books, smartphone applications, or other means. PPE, volunteer uniforms and nametag will be provided.

Training: All necessary training will be provided in-house.

Volunteer Benefits

  • Make a difference in preserving, interpreting and restoring our natural and cultural resources
  • Contribute 100 hours of service - receive free admission to the park you serve for you and your family
  • Contribute 500 hours of service - receive an Annual Park Pass for free admission to all parks
  • Volunteer recognition events, certificates, awards and more!

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About Florida State Parks

Location:

NA, Apopka, FL 32712, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Florida Park Service is to provide resource-based recreation while preserving, interpreting, and restoring natural and cultural resources.

Description

Public service is the central theme of every Florida Park Service endeavor. High standards of management and service are the Florida Park Service trademark. Quality resource-based outdoor recreational experiences assure that Florida's state parks will continue to serve as major tourist destinations, thereby contributing sign ificantly to the State's economy.

Environment
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2099 N Beach StOrmond Beach, FL 32174

(29.34911,-81.08864)
 

SKILLS

  • Outdoor Recreation

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18

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