Chemical Free Garden Volunteer

Published

09/06/2018

Start Date

09/08/2018

End Date

10/05/2019

Times of day

Weekends

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Ronkonkoma
New York
United States

Description

Our Chemical Free Garden hosts a variety of vegetables, herbs, and berries that serve our food pantry, Charlotte’s Table. Volunteers are needed to help with planting, harvesting, and general garden care so that we can better support our community. For some, we are their only source of a nutritious meal, and we are excited to continue to provide them with a stepping stone on their path to wellness.

   

Apply to be a Garden Volunteer, and you will be supporting our mission, “to empower people and communities to pursue and sustain healthy, enriched lives.


Volunteer Qualifications:


-General knowledge of plant care a plus but will be taught!

-Experience with chemical free gardening preferred, but not mandatory.  

-Experience with garden equipment such as snips, rakes, and tomato cages a plus.

-Ability to stoop, stand, bend, and kneel and for an extended period (4 hours at most)

-Ability to perform outdoor work in varying weather conditions

-Desire to learn seasonal gardening techniques

-Must have reliable transportation

-Must be over 18, or volunteer with a parent/guardian


*This opportunity is available on Saturdays, between the hours of 9 am and 1 pm*


This is a great way to satisfy any required Community Service hours!



How to apply:


Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Victoria Harrison


Email: vharrison15@gmail.com


Phone: 631-413-5627


For more information, please visit us at www.mhaw.org 

Benefits

  • Training Provided

Benefits

  • Groups
  • Families

How To Apply

vharrison15@gmail.com

Please contact for a volunteer application!


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