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About the Position
Position # 2959
OrganizationOur Place Society
Position Volunteer gardeners needed at therapeutic recovery community in View Royal - Gardening
Location 94 Talcott Road, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement Our Place Society’s New Roads, is a unique therapeutic recovery community located in View Royal that is dedicated to ending the cycle of substance use disorder, criminality and homelessness. New Roads is a positive, peer-led treatment environment that encourages appropriate behaviour through reinforcement and accountability. The practice and rehearsal of appropriate social interaction and interpersonal skills within a safe, supportive atmosphere allows residents to discover new attitudes, values, and ultimately a new way of life.
Description New Roads is located in View Royal.

We are looking for gardeners to work in the beautiful New Roads courtyard garden and its huge greenhouse. Tasks would include weeding, watering, planting, and working with our residents for two hour shifts once-a-week.
COVID-19 Vaccination Required Yes
Training Details Orientation provided by the staff on New Roads Therapeutic Community
Minimum Duration 3 months or less
Timing Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime
Time Detail Two hour volunteer shifts during the day
Age 1+
Ideal for An Individual, A Group
Transportation Car required
Accessibility Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest Gardening/Environment, Food Security
Skill(s) Sensitivity, Accountability, Respect, Self-Motivation, Flexibility
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website https://www.ourplacesociety.com/volunteer/
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Patricia O'Byrne
Phone 250-940-5092 Ext. 3104
Address 1625 Quadra Street Victoria, V8W 2L5


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