Volunteer opportunity posted by: Queens Botanical Garden
Posted on: December 19, 2012
Queens Botanical Garden Children's Garden Assistant
Queens Botanical Garden is an urban oasis where people,
plants and cultures are celebrated through inspiring gardens,
innovative educational programs and demonstrations of environmental stewardship.
The Queens Botanical Garden (QBG) is a private non-profit cultural institution located on 39 acres of New York City public land in Flushing, New York. Queens Botanical Garden's HSBC Children's Garden enables children ages 5-12 the opportunity to plant, maintain, and harvest vegetables, herbs, and flowers in an outdoor learning environment. The children not only explore various methods of gardening, but also discover their surrounding environment through hands-on activities about birds, insects, trees, solar energy, water conservation, and composting. These unpaid positions offer a unique opportunity for individuals with interests in horticulture, education, environmental sustainability and/or non-profit organizations.
Ideal candidates will:
Dates and Times
There are several positions available, and any or all of the following listed can be combined. Ideally, these candidates will be available for the following schedule: (can be flexible)
To apply send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. No calls please.