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Position # 2855
OrganizationGreater Victoria Green Team
Position Environmental volunteer - Remove invasive plants and save trees in Mystic Vale, Uvic! Nov 22nd
Location Mystic Vale, Alumni Chip Trail, 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 Mystic Vale at the University of Victoria. There is a maximum 25 people per session:
1st sess (9:45 - 11:30am): https://bit.ly/2Zr6SMe
2nd sess (12:00pm - 1:45pm): https://bit.ly/32iM6R3

Please fill in Volunteer Registration if this is the first time you are volunteering with the Green Team: http://bit.ly/2WdZeAT

We will be working rain or shine.

Meeting Spot/Parking
Meet in the far corner in Parking Lot 1 at UVIC here: https://bit.ly/3aTgMe6
(It is the far back corner of parking lot 1. Turn right into parking lot 1, go straight to the back of the lot and turn left and head to the far corner on the left side of the lot). Look for GVGT signs!
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 Working outside
Minimum Duration Special event
Timing Weekend - Daytime
Time Detail 1st sess (9:45 - 11:30am): https://bit.ly/2Zr6SMe
2nd sess (12:00pm - 1:45pm): https://bit.ly/32iM6R3
Age 1+
Ideal for An Individual, A Group
Transportation On a bus route
Accessibility Wheelchair accessible entrance
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 Emily Boyes
Phone 7786779078
Address 3187 Stevenson Place Victoria, V8X 1C4

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