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General Maintenance and Landscaping Volunteer

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Verner Center for Early Learning | Asheville, NC
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Verner Center for Early Learning


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Published 5 months ago

Schedule

Weekday Afternoons

Time Commitment

A few hours per month

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)


Purpose: This position will support Verner’s mission of delivering high-quality early childhood education by enhancing the quality and safety of Verner’s environments. By maintaining the appearance and integrity of Verner spaces and structures, the maintenance and landscaping volunteer will improve the vibrancy and longevity of Verner as a quality early education institution for years to come. This position is perfect for individuals who enjoy working with their hands, being on their feet, and consider themselves serious DIYers.


Results: This position, under the guidance of Verner’s Volunteer Coordinator and Maintenance Coordinator, will perform light maintenance and landscaping tasks in spaces of learning, play and work. In doing so, the volunteer will build capacity and efficiency in the day to day performance at Verner.


Suggested Activities:

  • Light painting
  • Light carpentry (eg. handrails, playground structures, decks, fencing)
  • Landscaping (eg.mulching, moving dirt and sand)
  • Cleaning gutters
  • Trail maintenance and pruning
  • Power tool use - depending on experience

Qualifications:

  • Serious “do-it-yourself’er,” experience with home projects OR industry professional
  • Attention to detail
  • Comfortable working outdoors
  • Takes direction well
  • Physical ability to spend 2-6 hours a week on your feet on uneven terrain and move frequently from standing to kneeling,
  • Preferred qualifications: Experience with power tools, able to provide own PPE, and experience managing small groups


Time frame: This position is highly flexible, however, we are seeking individuals able to commit to a consistent schedule. Seeking volunteers interested in working once/week to at least once/month. Preferably during business hours, Monday through Friday 8 am to 5:30 pm.

Purpose: This position will support Verner’s mission of delivering high-quality early childhood education by enhancing the quality and safety of Verner’s environments. By maintaining the appearance and integrity of Verner spaces and…

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How to Apply

To apply, follow the link and click "respond" to the posting. Or you may send a brief letter of interest to Volunteer Coordinator, Charlie Milling at cmilling@verneremail.org.

To apply, follow the link and click "respond" to the posting. Or you may send a brief letter of interest to Volunteer Coordinator, Charlie Milling at cmilling@verneremail.org.

Location

Verner Center for Early Learning

Asheville, NC

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