Facilities - Gardener/Landscaper

Purpose:

Garden Volunteers work in WRA’s habitat garden and on the WRA site. This garden is used as an educational garden for the public, demonstrating how selective plantings and environmentally friendly gardening practices provide essential requirements for wildlife. Other areas are used to provide food and vegetation for animal patients, and for outdoor recreation spaces for summer camps.

 

Skills Required:

-          Knowledge of plant materials, plant care and propagation techniques is an asset

-          Knowledge of basic ecology for plants in British Columbia

-          Good physical stamina and health

-          Good communication and interpersonal skills

-          The ability to work alone or in a team setting

-          Reliability

-          Up-to-date Tetanus Vaccination

 

Time Requirements:

-          Garden Volunteers are expected to come for approximately 4 hours per month to attend the monthly Gardening Party.

-          Volunteers are expected to work independently on a variety of projects

-          Hours depend on season, weather