Volunteer Garden Coordinator

Organization Name: 
Details
Number of Volunteers Needed: 
1
Areas of Interest: 
Community
Education and Literacy
Environment
Description of the Volunteer Opportunity: 
Purpose: Start and take responsibility for Dismas House greenhouse & garden; teach former offenders about gardening Requirements: - Teach one class a month on advantages and how-to's of gardening to men on probation or parole - Coordinate the planting and upkeep of the greenhouse and garden
Who Will Be Impacted Through This Project: 
Men and women returning back to the community after being released from prison or jail.
Nonprofit Will Provide: 
Benefits: - A share of vegetables grown - The knowledge that you are building bridges that connect returning citizens to the community. - Use of agency tools, seeds, and other supplies - The knowledge that you can help others lead healthier lives
Additional Requirements: 
Qualifications: Must be a green thumb with some gardening experience; a self-starter; and be comfortable talking in front of people Time requirement: Class will be one hour, once a month; additional time in the garden (variable, depending how much help you get)
Great for: 
Adults
Minimum Age of Volunteers: 
18
Is this an ongoing opportunity?: 
Yes
Dates Volunteer is Needed: 
May 15 2012 (All day) - May 15 2013 (All day)
Address of Project Site
701 Candelaria NW
Albuquerque
New Mexico
87107
Contact Info
Contact Name: 
Carly Frank
Phone: 
(505) 343-0746
Fax: 
(505) 345-4513

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