Garden Whisperer

(Community Living Durham North)

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Position ID: V-OSH0626
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2023
Last Full Update: 01 Mar 2023

Opportunity Details: Garden Whisperer

Contact Sharon Burgees, Volunteer Coordinator, Community Living Ajax-Pickering and Whitby; Phone: 905 999 6718; Email:

We are looking for someone with a 'green thumb' to clean up our gardens in the spring and get them ready for the season. Weeding, watering and care throughout the spring, summer and fall months. We have flower and vegetable gardens in Ajax at 177 Dowty Road. This is our Day Services building where we support adults with developmental disabilities live, work and spent their leisure time.

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Benefits You can help support our the growth of our gardens to add beauty to the Ajax community. You can also work along side people who need support to learn gardening skills. Win win for both our volunteer and individuals attending our Day Services.
Clients Adults with developmental disabilities.
Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Families ; Groups ; Individuals ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of Interest Gardening / Yard Work ; Harvesting Assistance ; Nature / Environment
Skills/Experience Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing
Commitment Length Short Term ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction Level Solitary ; One-on-one
Seasons Spring ; Summer ; Fall
Location Ajax
Number of Positions Ajax: 3 individual(s) 
3 individual(s) needed in total. 
Tools provided
Training Orientation ; Training is provided
Transportation Near public transit
Application Deadline 31 Mar 2023
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements Two references, proof of covid 19 vaccine (2 shots), resume
Start Date On or after 31 Mar 2023
End Date 30 Jun 2023

Agency Details: Community Living Durham North

Office Phone 905-852-5919
Fax 905-985-0799
Address & Map
60 Vanedward Dr
Unit 2
Port Perry, ON
Canada L9L 1G3
Mailing Address PO Box 964 
Port Perry, ON 
Canada L9L 1A8

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