No Green Thumbs Required! Children's Garden Rainbow Welcome Cart Volunteer
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Lend a smile and brighten the day of a child. Do you love the beauty of plants, flowers and nature but don't have a green thumb - no green thumbs required! Volunteer as a Children's Garden Rainbow Welcome Cart Volunteer with the Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Provide a friendly welcome to guests entering the garden. Use a counter to count guests. Interact with the general public and provide directions and answer general questions. Act as a safety monitor watching for fall risks and children who wander away from their grown ups. Make sure children do not enter or exit the garden without their grown up. Operate a hand held radio to call for staff assistance when needed. This volunteer opportunity requires volunteers to serve in conditions that may include high heat and humidity.
To volunteer in this position, join the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) a volunteer program exclusive to Ohio residents in Franklin County ages 55 years and older. We match volunteers ages 55+ with nonprofits in their community that either need or rely on volunteers to be able to provide their services. Funded through the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and part of AmeriCorps Seniors, VANTAGE Aging’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is one of the largest volunteer networks in the nation for people 55 years and over. We partner with nonprofit agencies to match these older adults to their volunteer opportunities. RSVP projects link the skills of the volunteers with the identified needs of the community. We think of ourselves as the 'center hub' for our volunteers looking for opportunities. We offer many wonderful incentives and perks to our team of RSVP volunteers, this program is free and so rewarding to be a part of.
About RSVP AmeriCorps Seniors
752 High St. #2, Worthington, OH 43085, US
Promoting a positive perspective on aging.
Every older adult has the opportunity to live a healthy life and age with independence, purpose and dignity.
RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) connects volunteers age 55 and older with opportunities to serve their community. VANTAGE RSVP is available in Delaware, Franklin, Summit, Medina, Geauga, Wayne and Hamilton Counties.
As the largest volunteer network for older adults in the nation, RSVP matches volunteers with organizations where their time, interest, talents, knowledge, and experience are most effectively utilized to meet important needs in our community.
1777 E. Broad St.Columbus, OH 43203
December 2, 2021
- Customer Service
- People Skills
- Verbal / Written Communication
- People 55+
- Background Check
- Must be at least 55
- Orientation or Training
- Volunteer opportunities vary and revolve around the hours of operation and seasonal nature of the exhibit - this opportunity is available April through October but volunteers may start the training process year round.