Native Garden Intern

Location: San Pedro CA, 90731

Date: 11/16/2019 Spots Remaining: 1


This is an internship offering not a one-time opportunity. The dates are deadlines to apply and the location is N/A. Visit pvplc.volunteerhub.com for one-time volunteer days.

Quick Overview: Tasks vary and can include weeding, pruning and mulching.

Organization name and website: Palos Verdes Land Conservancy, learn more at www.pvplc.org

Mission: The mission of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy (PVPLC) is to "Preserve land and restore habitat for the education and enjoyment of all."

Impact: To help maintain the natural beauty of Palos Verdes and gain knowledgeable insight into this line of work.

Internship roles and responsibilities: The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy (PVPLC) manages over 1600 acres of open space on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, and two nature centers with native plant demonstration gardens. The PVPLC engages volunteers in the development and maintenance of native plant gardens in order to demonstrate how gardening with native plants is beneficial for the environment. The Native Plant Garden Intern will work under the direction of the Garden Manager to learn about native plant gardening practices to enhance the visual aesthetic of the White Point Native Plant Garden. Tasks will include weeding, pruning, mulching, trail repairs, and planting shrubs. All skills will be taught by the Garden Manager and tools and gloves will be provided.


  • Currently 18 years old or older
  • Interest in horticulture, native plant gardening, or restoration ecology
  • Ability to work outdoors all day, lift 40 pounds, and use hand tools
  • Willing to work in a team and individually

Accessibility: Wheel chair unaccessible 

Project Leader

Tony Baker, Garden Expert

To Apply

Please apply at: www.pvplc.org/_ about/employment.asp or send with a cover letter and resume to: Brittany Goldsmith Volunteer Program Manager 310-541-7613 x 215 bgoldsmith@pvplc.org

Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities
  • Issue Area(s): Environment
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