Gardening Volunteers

(Midland Community Gardens, Midland Community Garden)

Position ID: V-MID0290
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2024
Last Full Update: 11 Apr 2024

Opportunity Details: Gardening Volunteers

Contact Susan Hirst, Garden Bed Rental Coordinator, Midland Community Garden; Phone: 705-527-0922; Email:

Volunteers may assist with:

  • watering and weeding
  • mulching the pathways
  • researching a variety of gardening practices or plant care information
  • composting/soil building
  • participate in group gardening activities
  • create and maintain garden structures such as display board or plant lattices
  • administration and fundraising
  • web site development and maintenance also required
Benefits Enjoy working with plant life, meeting new and interesting individuals and helping to educate our community about sustainable measures.
Ages 13 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Areas of Interest Community Outreach ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Gardening / Yard Work ; Manual Labour / Physical Labour ; Office Administration ; Research / Evaluation ; Website Design
Skills/Experience Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Web & IT ; Interested in food sustainability and urban gardening. All welcome from the expert gardener to those who wish to learn about gardening.
Commitment Length One Time / Special Event ; Short Term (3 months or less) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year) ; All commitment lengths are welcome.
Interaction Level Solitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours 1 / Week
Accessibility Not Accessible - This may change in the future, with more accessible paths planned. ; varies - note standing beds
Location Midland
Number of Positions Midland ; Simcoe County 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided
Transportation Near public transit ; Located in Little Lake Park near volleyball courts. Most accessible by car but can also walk, bike or take bus on King Street.
Police Check Not Required
Additional Requirements We have garden tools available if you don't have your own or don't want to bring them.

Agency Details: Midland Community Gardens, Midland Community Garden

Office Phone No public telephone number
Address & Map
549 Little Lake Park Rd
Midland, ON
Canada L4R 3N6
Mailing Address 549 Little Lake Park Rd 
Midland, ON 
Canada L4R 3N6