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Position # 2866
OrganizationGreater Victoria Green Team
Position Environmental volunteer - Socially distant volunteer event Ayum Creek, Sooke with the Land Conservancy - Oct 27th!
Location 5529 Sooke Road, Sooke, 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 under the forest understory, as well as covering with cardboard and mulch! We will be working with The Land Conservancy of BC on this project!

REGISTER AS A GREEN TEAM VOLUNTEER HERE: http://bit.ly/2GEDEO9. Under 19, have your parent fill in this form

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!
Training Details MEETING LOCATION

We will meet at the entrance to Ayum Regional Park - past shell station on your left near 5529 Sooke Road.

DIRECTIONS

Transit/Cycling: http://bit.ly/2DakrC2or use Google Maps: http://bit.ly/1hSWCQ7

Carpool. We advice that no one carpool to stay safe during COVID-19

FLOW OF THE ACTIVITY

• Meet at 9:45am for sign-in and introductions (please be on time)
• If you can't find us, please call me at 778-677-9078
• Remove invasive plants
• Volunteer until 1pm.

REGISTER AS A GREEN TEAM VOLUNTEER AHEAD OF TIME ONLINE

• If you haven't yet, register online: http://bit.ly/2GEDEO9
Don't forget to get your parent to sign the parent consent form

WHAT TO BRING:

• Rain jacket in case it rains.
• Refillable water bottle. Please bring water and snacks with you! We will have water bottles for those who forget their water, and packaged refreshments.
• A hat and sunscreen
• Your own gardening gloves, tools, safety glasses (we will provide clean ones to those who don't have their own).
• Mask (we encourage everyone to wear a mask so try and bring your own. We will have paper masks available and cloth masks for sale at sliding scale ($0 -$20))
• Wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty
• Long sleeves and long pants to protect you from thorny plants and ticks
• Sturdy, comfortable closed toe shoes/boots. Gum boots work too especially if it's wet!!

WHAT WILL BE PROVIDED TO YOU:

• Gardening gloves, tools, safety glasses if you don't have your own
• Packaged refreshments
• Instruction on what to do. You don't need to have experience to participate!
• An opportunity to meet new people and have fun in a beautiful park!

WHAT HAPPENS AFTERWARDS?

• A follow-up survey will be sent. Please complete survey.
• If you need to confirm your hours for school or another program a volunteer letter emailed
• Photos taken will be loaded up in a photo album: http://bit.ly/2oWAT3G
• A summary of activity with before and after photos: http://bit.ly/2Db7d7W
Working Conditions Working outside - rain or shine
Minimum Duration Special event
Timing Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail 9:45am-1pm
Age 1+
Ideal for An Individual, A Group
Transportation Car required
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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