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Garden Manager

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ORGANIZATION: Metropolitan Ministries

  • 4 people are interested

Metropolitan Ministries is looking for a capable person to help once a week (along with a few general volunteers) to run a small garden attached to the Prosperity Center at Slight Middle School. All the produce grown will go to support the on-site food pantry!

Responsibilities: Weekly leading volunteers in weeding and cultivating the garden. Handling and identifying pests and disease issues for plants. Plan gardening schedule/calendar for the year to best support garden needs.

Qualifications: Gardening experience is a must. Must be comfortable working with groups of people. Physically able to bend and carry up to 20lbs

Availability: Once a week for 2-3 hours a week. The day is flexible as far as Monday-Friday and we would have the volunteer shift match your schedule

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About Metropolitan Ministries

Location:

120 E Ross Ave, Tampa, FL 33602, US

Mission Statement

To care for the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless in our community through services that alleviate suffering, promote dignity, and instill self-sufficiency...as an expression of the ongoing ministry of Jesus Christ.

Description

For over 40 years, Metropolitan Ministries has served poor and homeless men, women, and children in the Tampa Bay region. The Ministries has gone from a single room food pantry, to one of America's most effective and innovative caregivers. Serving 100-150 families daily through Outreach and Prevention Services, the Ministries remains committed to breaking the cycle of poverty...today, tomorrow and always. The facilities include Uplift U residential housing, a residence day care, an elementary school, adult training opportunities, a full-service kitchen that prepares 2,200 meals per day 7 days a week, and a thrift store to provide clothing for those in need and to the general public. Metropolitan Ministries also manages Compassion + Action, a collaborative that mobilizes partnerships across four counties to meet the growing need in local neighborhoods and transform the lives of families in crisis.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Homeless & Housing
Hunger
Community, Homeless & Housing, Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2011 East Sligh AvenueTampa, FL 33610

(28.00931,-82.43735)
 

SKILLS

  • Gardening

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Once a week for 2-3 hours a week. The day is flexible as far as Monday-Friday and we would have the volunteer shift match your schedule
  • Qualifications: Gardening experience is a must. Must be comfortable working with groups of people. Physically able to bend and carry up to 20lbs

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