Community Gardens Volunteer

(Orillia Community Gardens, Orillia - High St, High Street Park Community Garden)

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Position ID: V-ORI0446 Last Modified: 12 Jul 2021 Last Full Update: 01 Feb 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactJohn McMullen, Manager of Park Develeopment, City of Orillia; Phone: 705-329-7250; Fax: (please call first); Email:
DutiesWeeding, Planting, Tilling, Watering etc. (All Gardening Duties)
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Benefits• Increased access to fresh, healthy and affordable food 
• Healthy outdoor physical activity 
• Building a sense of community and making new friends 
• Learning new skills (ex. Composting, natural pest deterrents) 
• Beautifying neighbourhoods 
• Encouraging the growth of green spaces 
• Encouraging information sharing between experts and new comers
ClientsHigh Street Community Gardens 
Leacock Museum Community Gardens
Ages15 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAnyone ; Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a mental disability ; Persons with a physical disability ; Persons with a visual impairment ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Families ; Groups ; Individuals ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Nature / Environment
Skills/ExperienceFriendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event ; Short Term (3 months or less) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; May - October
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning 
Tuesday: Morning 
Wednesday: Morning 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Saturday: Morning 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon 
Monday: Morning  
Tuesday: Morning  
Thursday: Afternoon  
Friday: Afternoon  
Saturday: Morning  
Sunday: Afternoon
SeasonsSpring ; Summer ; Fall
LocationHigh Street Park
Number of PositionsOrillia: 15 individual(s) ; Orillia and area: 15 individual(s) 
15 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceAvailable
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Organization NameOrillia Community Gardens, Orillia - High St, High Street Park Community Garden
Office Phone705-329-7250
Address & Map
482 High St
Orillia, ON
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