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*LEADER OPPORTUNITY: Garden for Students

Location: Los Angeles CA, 90019

Date: 4/29/2019 Spots Remaining: 500

Description

What:
Step up your volunteer game by becoming the Project Leader for the Environmental Media Association's School Garden Program.

About LA Family Housing:
Environmental Media Association (EMA) wants to put a garden in every school in America. Through celebrity mentoring, corporate and public funding, they currently support 20 school gardens across LA. 

The event you'd manage:
At "SPRUCE IT UP: Garden at LA Schools," you would lead a team of volunteers in monthly maintenance of one or more school gardens. You'll have a blast getting your hands dirty as you mulch, weed, and fertilize.

Location:
Schools all across L.A. county.

Time commitment:
You set the day and time for your monthly maintenance. You must also commit to leading for a minimum of 6 months.

Project Leader Requirements:

  • Some gardening knowledge necessary.
  • Attend an L.A. Works training.
  • Commit to supporting the project for at least 6 months.

Project Leader Responsibilities:

  • Recruit volunteers
  • Assign, direct, and supervise volunteers on day of gardening
  • Maintain health of garden
  • Create additional activities, if needed
  • Manage all communication between volunteers, LAFH, and L.A. Works

Project Leader Benefits:

  • Greatly increase your gardening knowledge
  • Gain marketable leadership skills
  • Learn about the non-profit world from the inside
  • Make a bigger impact
  • Network with other people and groups committed to bettering Los Angeles

Interested? Click the Express Interest button below!

Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities
  • Issue Area(s): Environment, Children & Youth Education
  • Population Served: Low-income Communities
  • Activity Type: Gardening/Planting
  • Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+
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