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Outdoor Gardener

Country Hills Library

Kitchener Public Library

   About the Position

Impact Statement
Volunteers are valued as community partners to help us maintain garden space and provide an inviting atmosphere for our customers.

Do you love to garden? Could you help us out this summer? As an outdoor gardener, your responsibilities include maintaining and caring for the gardens (weed, prune, transplant, clean up) and following established plans. Please understand that the position is physically demanding (know personal limitations). Volunteers must wear closed shoes (no sandals).

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual, A Group
Age: 15+ Confidentiality, Physical Demand, Work Without Supervision
COVID-19 Vaccination Required: Yes

Area(s) of Interest: Environment, Library/Research

Skill(s): Communicate in Plain Language, Self-Motivation, Measuring, Creating

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Kitchener Public Library provides an orientation and a review of appropriate safety guidelines and procedures. We also provide all gardening supplies.
Working Conditions: Outdoors; garden in front of library;
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 4 - 6 months
Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime
1 – 2 hours a week from May to October; flexible hours - volunteers sign up for their weekly shifts during regular library hours.

   Contact Information
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Sherry Erb
519-743-0271 Ext. 222
85 Queen Street North Kitchener, N2H 2H1

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