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Banyule Men's Shed and Buna Reserve Community Garden

Available volunteer roles

Urban Farmer -Buna Reserve Communty Garden

[Urban Farmer- Buna Reserve Community Garden]

Buna Reserve  Community Garden is looking for an Urban Farmer volunteer for 4 hours per week to assist with food production and garden maintenance. We are looking for a volunteer who enjoys meeting new people from different walks of life and inspiring them to connect with food systems with the broader goal of raising levels of food literacy in the community. We are looking for a candidate who is passionate about urban farming and permaculture, a patient teacher and learner, adaptive and flexible, can plan and strategise in the garden space when it comes to planting and germinating seasonal and successional crops.

Can you help?

 We are looking for people who:

  • Can volunteer for 4 hours a week
  • Maintain a crop rotation schedule
  • General produce production support
  • Record keeping
  • Propagating heirloom veg and herb seeds for planting out
  • Weed control
  • Irrigation Maintanence
  • Seed saving
  • Plant identification
  • Supporting members of the community into the space when open
  • Are willing to complete training
  • Can commit for at least one year
  • Are willing to obtain a police check (we pay).

For more information about the role, please call us on Melissa on 9450-2000 for a chat or click on 'Apply here'.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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