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Horticulturist Aide-Conservatory Cleanup

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ORGANIZATION: Como Park Zoo and Conservatory

  • 3 people are interested

Volunteers help us get the gardens and rooms of the conservatory looking great before we open for the day (at 10am).

Volunteers will:

  • weed, trim, or deadhead herbaceous plants
  • assist in preparation of plants for floral displays
  • move and space plants within displays
  • clean up fallen leaves and perform plant grooming tasks as instructed
  • assist in maintaining clean, safe, & organized work and display areas
  • assist with the preparation and maintenance of potting soil, plants, flowers, and bulbs
  • dispose of compostable plant material, recycle potting soil
  • assist with Japanese Garden morning pathway raking and leaf clearing (seasonally)

1 Shift

  • morning / 07:30 AM to 10:00 AM
    Not able to be flexible with shift time.
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Como Park Zoo and Conservatory

Location:

1225 Estabrook Drive, St. Paul, MN 55103, US

Mission Statement

To inspire our public to value the presence of living things in our lives.

Description

For over 100 years, Marjorie McNeely Conservatory and Como Zoo in Saint Paul, Minnesota has charmed, educated and entertained millions of children and adults while fostering an appreciation of the natural world, helping to make Saint Paul the Most Livable City in America. Como Park Zoo and Conservatory welcomes 1.7 million visitors from around the world - the second biggest tourist attraction in Minnesota. The Como Park Zoo and Conservatory is open 365 days; 10am-6pm from April-September and 10am-4pm from October -March . Admission to both the Como Zoo and Marjorie McNeely Conservatory is always free and a voluntary donation is appreciated. Como relies heavily on the time and talent of a diverse group of volunteers day in and day out. "Be where you belong, experience the wonders of volunteering at Como"

For more information, visit www.comozooconservatory.org.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory1225 Estabrook DriveSaint Paul, MN 55103

(44.98186,-93.15141)
 

SKILLS

  • Gardening
  • Horticulture

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • This role is a 7:30-10am commitment and volunteers serve in the role year round. We ask new volunteers to commitment to a minimum of 6months (longer is better).
  • Practice safe, appropriate, and respectful behavior; have working knowledge of general plant care; gardening experience preferred; be able to tolerate heat in conservatory; work independently; ability to lift (up to 25lb), stand, kneel, bend, etc.

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