Friend of the Cobourg Ecology Garden - Adopt a Bed

(Cobourg Ecology Garden)

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Position ID: V-NLD0315 Last Modified: 14 May 2018 Last Full Update: 14 May 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactDora Body, Chair, Cobourg Ecology Garden (CEG) Volunteer Committee; Phone: 905-376-2648; Email:
DutiesBe responsible for one garden bed - plant, weed, mulch, water (approved costs for plants are funded by the CEG Committee).
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BenefitsFresh air, exercise, socialization
ClientsThe CEG is a public space for the enjoyment of both the local community and visitors to the area.
Ages19 year(s) and up
Areas of InterestGardening / Yard Work
Skills/ExperienceDependability & Trustworthiness ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Previous gardening experience is an asset
Commitment Length1 full gardening season (April - late October)
Interaction LevelSolitary - Each garden bed is allocated to a single person. ; Small Group - Group sessions occur in Spring & late Fall to open & close the Garden.
Dates and TimesThere is no set schedule - each gardener tends their bed when it best suits their schedule.
SeasonsSpring ; Summer ; Fall ; Year Round - The CEG Commitee meets once per month, Jan. - Nov. ; Garden volunteers are welcome to join the Committee.
AccessibilityPartially Accessible - There are three fully raised accessible gardening beds. ; There is an accessible path throughout the Garden.
LocationBase of Hibernia Street, on the west side, north of the boardwalk.
Number of PositionsCobourg: 4 individual(s) 
4 individual(s) needed in total.
TransportationNear public transit - Cobourg Route 2 stops at Legion Village, just north of the CEG.
CostGarden volunteers: No cost 
CEG Volunteer Committee: Voting members - $10/year
Police CheckNot Required
Liability InsuranceAvailable
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Organization NameCobourg Ecology Garden
Address & Map
100 Hibernia St
Cobourg, ON K9A 3J8
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Mailing Address92 Marias Quay 
Cobourg, ON K9A 5R6