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About the Position
Position # 3930
OrganizationYMCA-YWCA Vancouver Island
Position Gardening Program
Impact Statement The Young Moms Program is a safe, supportive, transitional housing program offering counselling, independent living skills and parenting supports for young mothers and their child under the age of five.
We are looking for a Gardener to help maintain the flowers, trees and green spaces on our property during the year and to help with the food boxes in the spring and summer months to connect young parents and their children to nature and improve food security and health.
Description Responsibilities:
•Tending to the garden
•Watering and providing nutrients to plants
•Planting seeds and starters for lettuce, tomatoes, snap peas, strawberries etc., maintaining and harvesting

•Enthusiastic and dependable
•Current Standard First Aid and CPR C required
•Provide and maintain a clear Police/RCMP Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening required; FREE TO OBTAIN FOR VOLUNTEERING
•No prior experience necessary if interested in learning about gardening

To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to:
Human Resources
YMCA-YWCA of Vancouver Island
Email: hr@vancouverislandy.ca
Please Note:
1.Application Deadline: This posting will close when suitable candidates have been found.
2.We thank all applicants, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Training Details No prior experience necessary if interested in learning about gardening.
Working Conditions Outside at the Y Young Moms home
Minimum Duration More than 1 year
Timing Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime
Time Detail 2-4 hours per week
Age 18+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Gardening/Environment
Skill(s) Sensitivity, Accountability, Empathy, Respect, Flexibility
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website https://vancouverislandy.com/
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Dina Correale
Phone 2503867511
Address 1314 Lakepoint Way Victoria, V9B 0S2
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