Garden Club Volunteers

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Position description: 

Volunteers work under the direction of the Horticulture Therapist to help senior residents participate in creative, indoor and outdoor gardening projects.

Deliverables/Duties: 
  • going to local businesses to pick up flowers
  • sorting and pruning flowers
  • assisting seniors to create floral arrangements
  • assisting seniors who have disabling conditions and compromised communication skills to participate in gardening projects.

 

Qualifications: 

Interested in working with seniors and gardening.

Ability to follow directions.

Understands and speaks English.

Passionate about helping others.

Ability to understand and follow policies and procedures.

 

Role is suitable for: 
Adult
Senior
How to apply: 
e-mail Cori Witvoet to set up a tour and information session
Contact person: 
Cori Witvoet
Contact phone: 
604-806-4206
Contact e-mail: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Community Development & Housing
Environment & Animals
Seniors
Mission:
Cause tags:
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
2
Position start/end date:
5 Dec 2018
Time Committment:
2 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime
Work location:
Yaletown House
1099 Cambie St
Vancouver, BC V6B 5A8