When: Tuesdays Where: EcoHouse, 22 Veevers Drive, Hamilton, ON L8K 5P5 Contact: Sheila Gutierrez Contact Email: garden@greenventure.ca Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

Green Gardening Volunteers will have various opportunities to help us maintain the EcoHouse gardens!

EcoHouse has 2 acres of native plant gardens, rain gardens, a community vegetable garden, demonstration eco-lawn patches, permeable pavers and more.

Green Gardening volunteers will assist with landscaping, gardening, and other special projects around EcoHouse.

As a Green Gardening Volunteer, you will support the maintenance and upkeep of EcoHouse, with responsibilities including: 

Location  : Ecohouse 22 Veevers Drive Hamilton, ON  L8K 5P7

Time Commitment: A majority of Green Gardening work is conducted through April to October. This role is reoccurring. This position will begin Tuesday in July. 

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Weeding
  • Watering
  • Mulching
  • Harvesting from our community plots for donation
  • Planting
  • Mowing
  • Light carpentry
  • … and more!

Skills & Abilities Needed:

  • Ability to use professional mowing, trimming and pruning equipment
  • Strong manual skills
  • Precision and attention to detail
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Health and physical fitness
  • Willingness to learn
  • Flexibility

Please note that this is a physical position. EcoHouse is not an accessible site. 

Benefits & Impact:

  • Maintenance and upkeep of historic grounds
  • Provide essential ecosystem services
  • Foster biodiversity in the city
  • Gardening may also promote good health and wellbeing

For more information on EcoHouse, please visit our website here. 

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