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Community Gardener

  • Location: Ashburton VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - less than 6 months
  • Category: Family Services
  • Time Required

    Wednesdays 9.15am to 10.30am. Regular shift attendance required.

  • Suitable for
    • Groups of 10 or more
    • People Learning English
  • Type of work
    • Garden Maintenance
  • Training

    Information pack to be read, including policies and procedures. Gardening induction, facilitated by 3 year old kindergarten lead.

  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *
    • Working with Children Check *

    - Interview
    - Reference checks
    - Induction session

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

The Boroondara Volunteer Resource Centre is advertising this role on behalf of Craig Family Centre.

Help create a community garden for families to get involved in.  You will be working with kindergarten aged children in this role and will need to be available on Wednesday mornings.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Working with 3 & 4 year old kindergarten children and their parents
  • Facilitating gardening skills with kids and parents
  • Maintaining community garden plots

Skills and Experience:

  • Gardening experience or hobby
  • Experience growing fruit, veg and herbs
  • Experience working with children
  • Patience

Benefits:

  • Helping to create a community garden for families to get involved in
  • Promoting healthy eating at an early age
  • Promoting sustainability and developing environmental awareness


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