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Community Garden Leader

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ORGANIZATION: EASTSIDE COMMUNITY ACTION CENTER

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ECAC

The Community Garden Leader will organize and facilitate gardeners and resources, paying attention to the details of the garden while staying acquainted with opportunities in the surrounding community.

Job Description/Duties
* Maintain active communication with gardeners through all necessary means
* Identify needs and concerns, work to facilitate resolution, and convey necessary info
* Recruit and train gardeners/volunteers to fulfill specific roles
* Ensure gardeners have access to necessary physical resources (water, fertile soil, etc.)
* Help to organize workdays and other events/gatherings
* Participate actively in outreach and public relations activities for the garden
* Engage in gardening and/or volunteering at the garden site
* Meet and seek input from neighbors, businesses and others to improve the garden’s asset map

Qualifications
* Enjoys gardening and leadership
* Pays attention to communication
* Respect for other people’s opinions
* Cultivates relationships with others
* Desire to empower others

This will be a brand new garden for the Eastside Community Action Center. We hope to engage the community by leasing free garden plots to local residents, involving the youth in our programs through work days, lessons on the growth cycle, harvesting, and nutrition, and utilizing some of the produce for meals in our after school program.

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About EASTSIDE COMMUNITY ACTION CENTER

Location:

1001 DAKIN ST, LANSING, MI 48912, US

Mission Statement

The Eastside Community Action Center is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit service organization dedicated to improving the well-being and self-sufficiency of our Lansing neighbors in need through the provision of food, clothing, programs, and other resources. We are dedicated to treating everyone with dignity and respect.

Description

ECAC was founded in 2007 to serve as a hub for charitable and educational activities benefiting the residents of Lansing, Michigan. ECAC is designed to answer the needs of vulnerable people residing in Lansing's Potter-Walsh neighborhood, the Eastside, and surrounding areas.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Environment
Community, Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1001 DAKIN STREETLansing, MI 48912

(42.72382,-84.53053)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • We are flexible on time commitment. This can be discussed.

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