Hosted by: Village Network Center - Edgewood Village
Contact coordinator for times
517-489-2850 Ext. 207
Position Description: Edgewood Village Community Garden provided families the opportunity to grow their own gardens, donates produce to the community, and provides opportunities for garden and nutritional education through programming. We are seeking volunteers to aid in day to day operations as well as garden programming assistance. Tasks include, routine garden work such as watering, and weeding. Programming assistance may include preparation, setup, resident assistance, and clean up. Please follow the application process and submit your background check to get started. Or contact us at the email provided for additional information and a list of current opportunities.
Benefits: Volunteer training is provided. This opportunity may assist in building your resume and volunteer hours most often count for college or work-related requirements. Experience for anyone who is interested in community building, outreach, gardening, non-profit programming, and more.
Trainings provided: An Edgewood Village Garden Team Member will work with you to schedule a time for training depending on the opportunity you are interested in. Topics include: Background information, program information, basic gardening skills, how to harvest specific types of produce and health promotion/nutrition education.
Qualifications: Must be friendly and able to interact with diverse groups of people. Gardening is a plus but not required. A volunteer application and background check is required. Volunteer application are available at the following link: https://www.edgewoodvillage.net/application/files/2414/7259/3066/App_Volunter_2016_pdf_28129.pdf . Please return the completed volunteer packet by scanning and sending documents to firstname.lastname@example.org, faxing, or returning to Edgewood Village staff. Fax: (989)400-4730.
Parents and children are invited and encouraged to get involved.
No one has signed up yet, but you could be the first!