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Gardening & Pasture Management Volunteer

Hosted by: Farmhouse Animal and Nature Sanctuary Inc

Date

Ongoing Opportunity

Time

Contact coordinator for times

Contact

Lisa Burns
info@farmhousesanctuary.org
941-219-9515

About Gardening & Pasture Management Volunteer

WORKS WITH: Mostly independent position

LOCATION: Onsite – Myakka sanctuary

TIME COMMITMENT: 2-4 hours weekly

PRE-PLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS and TRAINING:
None

ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
Prior experience with growing fruits, vegetables, and plants either professionally or personally

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Tend to plants in the garden by watering, pruning, and -harvesting vegetables or fruit when ready
-Notify sanctuary if any pests are found
-Pull weeds from plant beds and surrounding areas
-Assist in mulching projects
-Replace/Remove dead plants from habitats
-Assist in facility beautification projects when applicable
-Pasture management includes pulling weeds from pastures and applying weed and feed and seed

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:
-Other volunteers
-Sanctuary owners

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
-Must be capable of working outside in Florida weather (rain or shine)
-Must be comfortable working near large animals such as horses, ponies and goats
-Should be capable of bending and stooping repetitively
-Should be capable of lifting 20-30 pound items with some assistance
-Capable of standing/walking for long period of time

Application Process

Fill out volunteer application on sanctuary's website


We're looking for volunteers who:

Care about:

  • Animals
  • Environment

Are a skilled:

  • Professional

Are interested in:

  • Pets
  • Gardening
  • The Outdoors

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