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Community Garden Coordinator

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Overview

The Community Garden Coordinator will help grow and maintain plants, as well as inform others about the plants and answer casual inquiries. The coordinator will work outside (3-6 hours/week) from April through October. With staff supervision, volunteers prepare planting beds, plant, weed, prune and deadhead, water and harvest. This volunteer must be at least 18 years old and complete a WI Caregiver’s background check.

Qualifications

This position is for volunteers interested in performing general gardening practices outdoors who are enthusiastic about plants, communicate well with staff and the public, and don’t mind repetitive tasks like weeding (sometimes for extended periods of time).

Volunteers should be willing and able to:

  • Perform general gardening chores including pruning, planting, weeding, deadheading, watering, and harvesting
  • Work in hot weather
  • Stoop and bend
  • Answer occasional visitor inquiries about gardening and plants
  • Identify plants or learn plant identification skills
  • Lift 50+ lbs. (not necessary but a plus)

If interested, please complete our Community Garden Coordinator application.

Overview

The Community Garden Coordinator will help grow and maintain plants, as well as inform others about the plants and answer casual inquiries. The coordinator will work outside (3-6 hours/week) from April through October. With staff…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

On-site

Walker's Point Youth & Family Center

732 S 21st St, Milwaukee, WI 53204, USA

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