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Position #: 871
OrganizationCRD Regional Parks
Position: General Restoration Volunteer
Impact Statement: By sharing your time, you will be helping with the protection and restoration of natural habitats within CRD Regional Parks. to p


Volunteers participate in removing invasive species and restoration of natural habitat within Regional Parks.
Description: Restoration Volunteers participate in the removal of non-native, invasive plant species and the restoration of natural habitats within CRD Regional Parks.
Training Details: A short training session, approximately 15-30 minutes depending on the project, is given at the start of each session. Background information about the project, biology of the species being removed, removal techniques and safety information are given during this session.
Working Conditions: Restoration Volunteers work outside year round in all sorts of weather conditions. Sessions are generally offered biweekly on Saturday mornings, or more frequently during the spring and summer. The sessions take place throughout the Regional Parks system. The work is quite physical and involves using clippers, loppers, or shovels and often involves hiking into sites that are off trail, over uneven terrain, and often involve an uphill climb. Good to excellent physical health are required in this role. The session are generally 3 hours in length.
Minimum Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime
Time Detail: The sessions are generally 3.0 hours in length and are offered on Saturdays biweekly, though we also have some weekday sessions each month. During the late spring and summer, we also offer some session of weekday evenings.
Age: 12+
Ideal for: An Individual, A Group, ESL
Transportation: Car required
Area(s) of Interest: Gardening/Environment
Skill(s): Collaboration, Interpersonal Communication, Stewardship, Respect, Flexibility
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: https://www.crd.bc.ca/
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Colleen Long, Coordinator of Volunteers
Phone: 250.360.3329
Address: 490 Atkins Avenue Victoria, V9B 2Z8
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