Summer Gardener
Volunteer Types: Environment, Outdoor activities (landscaping/gardening)
Organization types: Community and Social Services
Short term (less than 6 months)
Application Deadline: May 31, 2024
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We are seeking a passionate and dedicated individual to join us as a Summer Gardener volunteer. As a Summer Gardener, you will play a vital role in maintaining and maybe creating our garden space throughout the summer season. Your responsibilities will include:

Planting, watering, and weeding garden beds
Harvesting fruits, vegetables, and herbs
Pruning and maintaining garden infrastructure (e.g., trellises, pathways)
Collaborating with staff and residents to plan and implement garden projects
Providing basic gardening education and guidance to interested residents

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
-Opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of refugees and newcomers -Connection with a supportive and inclusive community -Personal satisfaction from contributing to the well-being of other


Shemi Adeoye
@Matthew House Ottawa: Refugee Services & Furniture Bank
Time it will take to contact applicants:


This position would be great for: Adults, Newcomers to Canada, Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 3
Good for people interested in: Environment, Outdoor activities (landscaping/gardening)
You will be helping with: Persons new to Canada

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