Rose Gardener

Published

03/28/2018

Start Date

04/25/2018

End Date

10/24/2018

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 rose gardening.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Duties Include:

·        Pruning, deadheading, fertilizing with an organic fertilizer, mulching, raking, weeding and other gardening tasks that are related to maintenance of Hudson Gardens’ rose collection.

·        Non-chemical pest control for Japanese beetles.

·        Participation in labeling and mapping projects for the rose collection.


Shift Information:

·        Weekly shifts occur on Wednesdays, April through October (weather depending).

·        Shifts last from 8 AM – 10 AM.

·        Weekly or bi-weekly commitment preferred.


Location:

·        Outdoors, onsite at Hudson Gardens.


Attire and Equipment (provided by the volunteer):

·        Closed-toe work shoes or work boots.

·        Hand pruners (bypass not anvil).

·        Gardening gloves (those designed for working with roses preferred).

·        Water bottle and sun protection (recommended).


Other:

·        This position may involve the use of other hand tools (e.g., soil knife, hand saw) provided by Hudson Gardens.


QUALIFICATIONS:

General:

·        Must be aged 18 or older.

·        Prospective applicants will be interviewed.

·        Must be able to work in a group or as part of a team.


Physical Demands:

·        Stand, walk, and/or sit.

·        Use hands to finger, handle, or feel.

·        Reach with hands and arms.

·        Climb or balance.

·        Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

·        Lift up to 10 pounds.


CONTACT: Community Programs and 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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