Community "Green Keepers" Volunteers

Organization Details
Organization Name: Bishop Grandin Greenway
Address: c/oYouville 6-845 Dakota Street
Winnipeg MB
Website: http://www.bishopgrandingreenway.com
Organizational Description: Located in south St.Vital, Bishop Grandin Greenway(BGG) is 5 km of greenspace that runs parallel to Bishop Grandin Boulevard between the Red and Seine River. Formed in 2000,BGG Inc is a not-for-profit registered charity consisting of community-minded volunteers who are committed to creating, enhancing, and conserving an accessible network of nature areas and public pathways along the Greenway. Our motto is " By the Community for the Community"
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: General maintenance: mow designated areas as required; fix garden boxes; pick up garbage along the greenway
OR
Gradening( Gardeners, Arborists): helping to plan , enhance and naturalize BGG's green spaces; keep garden boxes and Bittersweet way berm weed-free;Arborists to clean up the trees and shrubs as required. OR
Historians: research local history; contribute historical tidbits and stories to newsletter and/or web page OR
Social Media Contributors to newsletter, web page
Skills Required: interested in supporting natural green spaces in any of the above listed areas.( or whatever you are interested in doing to help)
experienced/skilled in e.g. gardening, pruning trees/shrubs carpentry, research, writing, or other related skills
approachable and comfortable engaging with public
Agree with BGG's Vision, Mission and Values
(see web page www.bishopgrandingreenway.com)
Skills Gained/Related Careers: community development
helping to build community capacity to support green spaces.
Age: 17 and under, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening
meetings are held once/month September- June in evening. Some events are held on the occasional weekend. Otherwise it's done on your own time.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are carrying out of court ordered community service
Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: bishopgrandingreenway@gmail.com
Online: www.bishopgrandingreenway.com
Closing Date: Jan 23, 2020
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