*LEADER OPPORTUNITY: Garden for Students

Location: Los Angeles CA, 90019

Date: 4/29/2019 Spots Remaining: 500


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.

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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Additional Dates for this Event
Volunteers needed through 12/31/2019

Los Angeles, CA 90019
Denise Flaten

After Expressing interest, the Opportunity Leader will be notified of your interest and will contact you with further details or to schedule you for this opportunity.

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  • Choose an existing team you're already a member or captain of, or
  • Create a new team to sign up.

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