Garden Mentor

(South East Grey Community Health Centre, Markdale)

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Position ID: V-CWD0283 Last Modified: 10 Mar 2019 Last Full Update: 06 Jan 2017
Opportunity Details
ContactJacky Herbert, Volunteer Coordinator, South East Grey Community Health Centre; Phone: 519-986-2222 ext 6384; Email:
Duties Be available 1-2 hours per week to provide advice and hands-on assistance to garden participants 
 Help participants problem solve for struggling garden plots 
 Assist in spring planting and garden preparation  
 Water and weed gardens periodically to ensure esthetic quality of the garden 
 Provide social support to garden participants
Benefits You will get a chance to meet new people and share your passion of gardening 
 Provide a meaningful experience for others in the community while being fully supported by SEGCHC staff 
 You will find out about the services provided by the SEGCHC and other community agencies
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAnyone
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Gardening / Yard Work ; Harvesting Assistance ; Life Skills Support ; Nature / Environment ; Program Coordination / Support ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceFriendly & Outgoing ; Experience in helping others learn new skills would be an asset but not mandatory
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; May through October, additional assistance may be needed at peak times for vegetable gardening such as planting and harvesting.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours1 / Week
Dates and TimesVarious dates and times available
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationMarkdale or Dundalk (choose the location best for you)
Number of PositionsDundalk ; Grey County ; Markdale 
4 individual(s) needed in total.
TransportationVolunteer is responsible for own transportation
CostA police record check will be required (no charge to you)
Police CheckRequired
Start DateOn or after 01 Feb 2017
End Date31 Oct 2017
Agency Details
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Organization NameSouth East Grey Community Health Centre, Markdale
Office Phone519-986-2222
Toll Free Phone1-855-519-2220
Address & Map
55 Victoria Ave
Markdale, ON N0C 1H0
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Mailing AddressPO Box 360 
55 Victoria Ave 
Markdale, ON N0C 1H0