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.
Volunteers gain knowledge, enjoy professional networking opportunities, and have chances to exercise creativity in garden design.
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