Garden Volunteer, Botany

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Volunteer Description:
Assist Botany staff with the development of the collection and the maintenance of Museum landscapes with emphasis on our pollinator gardens. Primary Specific Tasks: 1. Hand watering and fertilization 2. Develop gardens through planting, moving rock and soil, digging, and laying irrigation lines. 3. Weeding and cleaning gardens.
Benefits:
Volunteers gain knowledge, enjoy professional networking opportunities, and have chances to exercise creativity in garden design.
Requirements:
Applicants must be able to perform manual labor, including using pick, shovel, wheelbarrow; with the ability to lift and carry 50 lb; to do work on the knees, and able to stoop, bend, and squat. Volunteers must be willing to work in summer heat and winter cold.Plant growing experience required and a background/experience with irrigation systems, gardening preferred.Shift is one day a week, weekdays only.
Current Openings:
One day a week, weekdays only