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Show your green thumbs at the Smart Farm!

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ORGANIZATION: Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital

  • 37 people are interested

Do you have a green thumb? Come and join our Smart Farm located in Barrington at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital! The Smart Farm donates over16,000 pounds of produce a year to local food pantries. The farm grows 40-50 crops and 100-150 varieties. There are no animals on the farm.

We are looking for volunteers to provide gardening support to the Smart Farm to help cultivate a healthy, eco-friendly community.

It's a seasonal assignment from May through the end of October. We also gladly accommodate our students available in the summer months only.

Tasks:

  • weeding with hands or tools
  • transplanting by hand
  • harvesting
  • bunching
  • washing produce
  • loading produce onto a vehicle
  • carrying flats of plants
  • installing landscape fabric
  • placing drip tape
  • labeling plants
  • watering plants

2 Shifts

  • morning / 08:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays
  • afternoon / 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
    Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital

Location:

450 W, Highway 22, Barrington, IL 60010, US

Mission Statement

To serve the health needs of individuals, families and communities through a wholistic philosophy rooted in our fundamental understanding of human beings as created in the image of God.

Our vision is to be always the best hospital - the best for patients to heal, physicians to practice and associates/volunteers to work.

We are about building relationships with:

  • our patients, so they feel cared for and experience extraordinary service and quality
  • our physicians, so they feel supported and know that their patients are getting great care
  • our associates and volunteers, so they feel valued and know that their work is purposeful, worthwhile and makes a difference

Description

If you would like to be part of our wonderful team of associates, physicians and volunteers, please let us know. We have many great opportunities to fit all preferences and schedules.

For more information

  • reply to this opportunity and we will contact you or
  • visit us athttp://www.advocatehealth.com/gshp/volunteer
  • give us a call at 847-842-3193

We look forward to meeting you!

CAUSE AREAS

Environment
Health & Medicine
Environment, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

450 W. Highway 22Barrington, IL 60010

(42.19522,-88.17243)
 

SKILLS

  • Farming
  • Gardening

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • During the gardening season that starts beginning of May and goes through the end of October

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