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   About the Position

Impact Statement
Our onsite was created to increase the amount of local fresh ingredients used by our Meals on Wheels kitchen staff. It also helps to keep food costs down for our clients.

We are looking for passionate and hardworking volunteers to assist in our onsite garden, located at the Breslau office.

Volunteers will carry out general garden operations including watering, seeding, fertilizing, weeding, harvesting and general maintenance.
Garden Volunteers will work together with other volunteers to complete all necessary duties in order to supply our Meals on Wheels kitchen with the freshest of ingredients to prepare for our clients.

Garden Volunteers have a passion for gardening, are adaptable, willing to learn and grow, try new things, and take direction from the Garden Lead.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual, A Group
Age: 16+

Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Environment, Senior Services

Skill(s): Collaboration, Interpersonal Communication, Accountability, Continuous Learning

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Training will be provided on-site to volunteers.
The Garden Lead and Volunteer Team are always available to discuss concerns and to provide ongoing support, as needed.

Community Support Connections offers regular volunteer educational workshops on various topics. All volunteers are notified of upcoming sessions.
Working Conditions: General outdoor garden work - planting, weeding, watering, harvesting, etc in summer weather conditions. This position requires some heavy lifting and repetitive tasks such as bending and kneeling.

Shifts take place weekday mornings to avoid the heat of the day.

Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Support volunteers with special needs
Transportation: Not on a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 4 - 6 months
Weekday - Daytime
Weekday mornings; weekly availability preferred, starting in May

   Contact Information
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Ashlynne Boven
519-772-8787 Ext. 204
61 Woolwich Street North Breslau, N0B 1M0
Township of Woolwich

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