Environment

We care about our little place under the stars. Whether it is building raised beds for a communal garden, or beautifying our landscape with pollinator friendly flowers, we need to do all we can to care for our planet.

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  • Garden Planner
  • Indoor planting volunteer
  • Outdoor planting volunteer
Garden Planner

Nothing grows without proper thought and planning. We invite you to help us brainstorm, consider plants and the way they interact with our environment. Garden Planner is the lead in the group. This person gives direction to the volunteers who gather for group activities.

Qualifications

  • Must be able to move, bend, and be able to lift at least 25 lbs. This is a heavy lifting position
  • Must be able to to take directions from the staff
  • Must exhibit patience and kindness

Commitment: We ask for a 4 hour commitment per shift. Hours and days of service are flexible. We are closed on Friday evenings, and all Saturday.

Indoor planting volunteer

Seeds take time and care to start. We need volunteers to create indoor green houses; plant the seeds, and water them at regular intervals.

Qualifications

  • Must be able to commit to a particular day and time, and stick to it for the duration of the season.
  • Must be able to to take directions from the staff
  • Must exhibit patience and kindness

Commitment: This is a weekly commitment of 3 times a week, 1 hour per session.

Outdoor planting volunteer

After our seeds have grown into small plants, it’s time to put them to the ground. Volunteers are necessary to use shovels, rakes and other equipment to break ground, put the plant in, and then maintain the plant by watering and caring for it on a regular basis.

Qualifications

  • Must be able to commit to a particular day and time, and stick to it for the duration of the season.
  • This is a physically demanding position. Bending, lifting, shoveling and carrying up to 25 lbs are part of the task.
  • Must be able to to take directions from the staff
  • Must exhibit patience and kindness

Commitment: Once a weekend, up to 3 hours a week, plus 1 hour a week on a rotational schedule. We request full season commitment, unless prior arrangements have been discussed.