Gardening Volunteer - Growing Georgian

(Georgian College, Barrie Campus)

Position ID: V-BAR0019 Last Modified: 07 Jun 2018 Last Full Update: 07 Jun 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactSarah Long, Volunteer Coordinator, Growing Georgian; Phone: 705-790-4400 * 705-500-5405 * 705-970-0107; Email:
Duties- Provide assistance with gardening. 
- Help promote the garden at social events & campus events. 
- Suggest new creative ideas to enhance the garden potential. 
- Help with delivering crops to the campus food locker
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BenefitsGrowing Georgian is a food growing initiative, consisting of an on-campus garden, that assists students obtain sustainable and nutritious food alternatives, while promoting conscious consumption, ethical growing practices, and the resurgence of the local food economy 
- Gain a lot of knowledge and experience with gardening 
- Have a wide range of connections for future careers 
- More volunteering experience to add to resume
ClientsGeorgian College students & Barrie citizens
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women
Areas of InterestGardening / Yard Work ; Harvesting Assistance
Skills/ExperiencePatience ; Planning & Organizing ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Must be a registered student at Georgian College - Barrie campus.
Commitment LengthThe duration of the student's academic years at Georgian College.
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one
Dates and TimesWill work around your timetable
AccessibilityNot Accessible
LocationGeorgian College - Barrie campus.
Number of PositionsBarrie: 15 individual(s) 
15 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided
TransportationNear public transit
Start DateOn or after 07 Jun 2018
Agency Details
Organization NameGeorgian College, Barrie Campus
Office PhoneThe Welcome Centre 705-722-1560 * General Inquiries 705-728-1968
Address & Map
1 Georgian Dr
Barrie, ON L4M 3X9