Water Gardener

Published

03/28/2018

Start Date

04/25/2018

End Date

10/31/2018

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

6115 S Santa Fe Drive
Littleton
CO

United States

Description

PURPOSE OF JOB: Assist with the cultural practices of water gardening.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Duties Include:

·        Divide, plant, fertilize, prune, deadhead, place, locate, and relocate water plants.  

·        Maintain water garden areas including the removal of algae, weeds, stones or rocks, and sludge.

·        Clean and maintain the Greenhouse, pots, tools and supplies, and assist with other tasks as needed.


Shift Information:

·        Regular weekly shifts take place on Wednesdays, April through October. Non-regular shifts may be available during the off season (November - March).

·        Shifts are scheduled from 8 AM to 12 PM during the peak season.

·        A weekly or bi-weekly commitment is preferred.

Location:

·        Indoors and outdoors, onsite at Hudson Gardens.


Attire and Equipment (provided by the volunteer):

·        Gloves, work shoes and or boots.

·        Hand pruners.

·        Chest waders (can be provided).

·        Water bottle and sun protection (recommended).


QUALIFICATIONS:

General:

·        Must be aged 18 or older.

·        Prospective applicants will be interviewed.  


Physical Demands:

Note: the working environment for this position includes uneven, wet, muddy and slippery conditions.

·        Stand, walk and/or sit.

·        Use hands to finger, handle, or feel.

·        Reach with hands and arms.

·        Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

·        Climb or balance.

·        Lift up to 50 pounds.


CONTACT: Community Programs & Outreach, 303-797-8565 ext. 306 or volunteer@hudsongardens.org.  

Benefits

  • Training Provided

How To Apply

http://hudsongardens.org/support/volunteer

To apply, complete a volunteer application online here. Questions? Contact Community Programs and Outreach at volunteer@hudsongardens.org or 303-797-8565 ext. 306.


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