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Garden Group Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Community Connection

  • 8 people are interested

Passionate about gardening, health, wellness and giving back to the community? We're looking for someone special to support our weekly garden group in our Healthy Connections program in Santa Cruz for adults living with mental illnesses.

The garden group is every week for one hour and an additional 3 hours, give or take on garden maintenance. Gardening has shown to make a real, positive impact on people's mental wellness, so our volunteer group volunteers are a part of a team supporting and empowering people to improve their lives on a pathway to wellness and recovery. The garden group is part of Community Connection's innovative and whole-person centered program, Healthy Connections.

Current Schedule:

Every Monday from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm.

Qualifications

gardening experience

experience facilitating a group

knowledge or interest about health and wellness, healthy lifestyle choices

experience working with adults living with a mental illness or lived mental health experience, either personally or with a close family member or friend

able to lift up to 30 pounds

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is passionate about supporting mental health and connecting to nature! You will be making a real difference in our community!

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About Community Connection

Location:

300 Harvey West Boulevard, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, US

Mission Statement

Supporting adults with psychiatric disabilities and their families in achieving greater independence and an improved quality of life as members of the community.

Description

Court Community Service for People with Phsychiatric Disabilities clerical, assembly of bulk mail and gardening. will only take people with psychiatric disabilities. no violent crimes or sex offenders.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Homeless & Housing
People with Disabilities
Health & Medicine, Homeless & Housing, People with Disabilities

WHEN

Wed Jun 28, 2023 - Fri Jun 28, 2024
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

WHERE

Santa Cruz, CA 95060

(36.9796,-122.042)
 

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