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Position # 2485
OrganizationGreater Victoria Green Team
Position Environmental volunteer - Remove invasive plants from Uvic Mystic Vale MORNING SESSION
Location University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement To connect, build and empower diverse communities through hands-on activities that promote health, well-being and environmental stewardship

Our Vision: Healthy communities engaged in environmental stewardship

We support communities to:

* Develop a sense of belonging to community and place
* Connect to nature
* Realize they have the power to make a difference
* Learn about local environmental issues and actions they can take
* Enhance their ability to work as a team and lead
* Connect people to one another and create community
* Join existing environmental programs and groups

Activities

* Identifying and removing invasive plants
* Planting native plant species
* Picking up litter
* Preparing vegetable beds
* Harvest vegetables
* Virtual educational workshops
Description We will be removing invasive plants from Uvic Mystic Vale. 1st Session (9-10:45am)

We will be working with a group of community members to restore this lovely habitat! The invasive plants we'll be removing include English Ivy!

Participating in our Green Team volunteer activities are a great way to meet other people, learn new things, gain hands-on experience, get your volunteer hours and have fun outdoors in a safe way! We'll be following COVID-19 health and safety guidelines!

REGISTER AS A GREEN TEAM VOLUNTEER HERE: http://bit.ly/2GEDEO9

Working rain or shine!

Sunday, August 16, 9am-10:45am
Details and RSVP here: https://www.meetup.com/Greater-Victoria-Green-Team/events/272199928/
Training Details We will provide training at the beginning of the event. No experience is necessary.

COVID-19 protocols - please review closely and carefully. We want to ensure the safety of everyone while enjoying the benefits of being together outside in nature as part of community!

We ask that you do not participate (and to un-RSVP) if:

1. You feel ill, including experiencing COVID-19 symptoms such as a sore throat, cough, shortness of breath, fever, chills, headache, muscle aches, loss of taste or smell
2. You or a member of your family have travelled internationally in the last 14 days
3. You have been exposed to someone in the last 14 days who has been diagnosed with or is suspected to have COVID-19

Safety protocols to be followed at the activity:

 Physical distancing etiquette (at least 6 feet apart from those not in your household)
 There will be a hand sanitizing station. Please sanitize your hands when you arrive, and before you leave
 Please cough or sneeze into a tissue or into the bend of your arm
 Avoid touching your face, especially eyes, nose or mouth
 We encourage you to wear a non-medical / cloth mask to help reduce the spread of this virus (we will have some on site)
 If you start to feel ill to inform staff and leave immediately
 Those with children, will be asked to take extra care to ensure they maintain physical distancing
 Dogs must be on leash (or please don't bring your dog)
 DO NOT share items with those not in household
 There will be safety volunteer leaders at the event to ensure the safety of everyone.
 Anyone not practicing physical distancing or who are exhibiting known COVID-19 symptoms will be asked to leave.
Working Conditions Outdoor
Minimum Duration 3 months or less
Timing Weekend - Daytime
Time Detail Sunday, August 16, 9am-10:45pm
Age 1+
Ideal for An Individual, A Group, ESL/EAL
Transportation On a bus route
Accessibility Designated accessible parking space, Support Newcomers and ESL
Area(s) of Interest Gardening/Environment
Skill(s) Stewardship, Respect
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website https://www.meetup.com/Greater-Victoria-Green-Team
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Amanda Evans
Address 1170 Pembroke Street Victoria, V8T 1J5

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