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About the Position
Position # 3875
OrganizationQuadra Village Community Centre - Downtown Blanshard Advisory Committee
Position Lead Volunteer Gardener - Gardening
Location 901 Kings Road, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement We work together to nurture community well-being by providing services and programs to meet the social,educational, health, employment, environmental and recreational needs of the people in the heart of the city.
Description -Support QVCC garden coordinator in various community garden activities
-Communicate garden's ongoing needs, provide suggestions, and implement QVCC coordinators action plans for garden.
-Intermediate garden skill level required, with specific knowledge of caring for medicinal plants.
-Common garden activities; identifying plants/weeds, planting, weeding, mulching, pruning, harvesting plants.
-Direct and lead a small team of volunteers at various skill levels. Communicate/organize team to do work parties in garden when needed. Assign garden task to volunteers based on their skill levels.
-Give 1-1 orientation tours of the garden to new volunteers. Teach beginner gardener volunteers necessary skills
-Assist QVCC garden coordinator with the gardens events and workshops.
-The volunteer lead gardener will be overseen by the QVCC garden coordinator to troubleshoot any garden problems, or resolve any conflicts amongst team.
Training Details -QVCC garden coordinator will provide mentorship on the garden and plants specific needs. QVCC coordinator will make an action plan for you to execute. Training on plant medicine making can be provided. QVCC garden coordinator will still maintain overall responsibility of the garden.
-Improve skills in garden planning, plant identification, garden maintenance techniques, irrigation, harvesting.
-Opportunity to develop leadership skills as the lead of the garden volunteer team.
Minimum Duration 3 months or less
Timing Anytime
Time Detail Hours of commitment is variable from 2 to 5 hours a week, flexible on your schedule.
Age 16+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Gardening/Environment
Skill(s) Team Building, Motivate Others, Repairing, Maintaining Equipment
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website http://www.quadravillagecc.com/
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Jarret James
Phone 250-388-7696
Address 901 Kings Road Victoria, V8T 1W5


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