Community Garden Volunteer - City of Guelph

(Guelph (City of). Public Services, Guelph - Carden St - City Hall, Parks and Recreation - Recreation and Cultural Facilities)

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Position ID: V-GUE3341 Last Modified: 10 May 2022 Last Full Update: 10 May 2022
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementGrow food and build community!
ContactSamantha Dupre, Community Gardens Coordinator, City of Guelph Forestry and Sustainable Landscapes, Parks; Email:
DutiesVarious garden maintenance tasks, may include: watering, weeding, building or maintaining beds/composters/fencing/pathways, harvesting food, mulching.  
Contact garden of interest directly via city website listing for details and to arrange a specific opportunity. A map of all garden projects and contact details for each is available via the 'more info link' below.
Sustainable Development GoalsZero Hunger ; Good Health and Well-Being ; Reduced Inequality ; Sustainable Cities and Communities ; Responsible Consumption and Production
More Info Link
BenefitsAre you interested in growing your own fresh food, herbs or flowers but don’t have the space? Are you looking for a way to make new friends, and give back to the community? 
Join one of Guelph’s community gardens where you can volunteer to grow food for charity, register for a plot to grow your own fresh food, or do both!  
Everyone is welcome from beginner to garden pro. Share in the establishment, maintenance, and rewards of the garden.
Suitable ForAnyone
Areas of InterestBuilding & Construction ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Gardening / Yard Work ; Harvesting Assistance ; Maintenance / Repair ; Nature / Environment
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Mentoring & Training ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthShort Term (Up to 4 months) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group
SeasonsSpring ; Summer ; Fall
LocationVarious Locations:
Number of PositionsGuelph 
50 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining on the job
TransportationNear public transit
Start DateOn or after 10 May 2022
Agency Details
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Organization NameGuelph (City of). Public Services, Guelph - Carden St - City Hall, Parks and Recreation - Recreation and Cultural Facilities
Address & Map
City Hall
1 Carden St
Guelph, ON N1H 3A1
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