Neighbourhood Vegetable Garden Maintenance Volunteer

(We Grow Food)

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Position ID: V-OSH0659
Last Modified: 14 Mar 2023
Last Full Update: 14 Mar 2023

Opportunity Details: Neighbourhood Vegetable Garden Maintenance Volunteer

Contact Carol Vandersanden, President, We Grow Food; Phone: 905 439 2527; Email:

You will have the opportunity to Plant the garden* maintain it and harvest some ogranically grown food that is shared

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Benefits Healthy, safe and inclusive environment
Clients Anyone
Ages 12 year(s) - 100 year(s)
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Suitable For Anyone ; Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a mental disability ; Persons with a physical disability ; Persons with a visual impairment ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Families ; Groups ; Individuals ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups ; Court-ordered community service hours
Areas of Interest Gardening / Yard Work ; Harvesting Assistance ; Nature / Environment
Skills/Experience Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment Length One Time / Special Event - April 6th Community event to learn about Allens Place Garden 100 McKay Cannington ; Short Term - May 27th Allens Place Planting Day and BBQ 10-4 100 Mckay Cannington ; Long Term (Minimum of 6 months) - May 27th - October 31 helping to maintain the neighbourhood garden ; We have "one time" events and regularly scheduled garden maintenance opportunities. Work in a group or work on your own.
Interaction Level Solitary ; Small Group ; Large Group ; We have "one time" events and regularly scheduled garden maintenance opportunities. Work in a group or work on your own.
Minimum Hours 3 / Week
Dates and Times Monday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
We have "one time" events and regularly scheduled garden maintenance opportunities. Work in a group or work on your own.
Seasons Spring ; Summer ; Fall ; Garden Season is generally May to October
Accessibility Fully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door ; Most activitites are outdoors but there is an accessible community room and washroom
Location Allens Place 100 McKay Cannington, ontario
Number of Positions Cannington 
12 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training on the job ; there will be someone to train as you go if you are working scheduled garden shifts.
Transportation right in the Town of Cannington
Application Deadline 30 Sep 2023
Police Check Required
Start Date On or after 06 Apr 2023
End Date 31 Oct 2023

Agency Details: We Grow Food

Office Phone 905-439-2527
Address & Map
Durham Region, ON
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Mailing Address c/o Carol Vandersanden 
366 Leslie St 
Oshawa, ON L1G 5H9

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