Community Garden Co-ordinator

Organization Details
Organization Name: Bishop Grandin Greenway Inc
Address: winnipeg MB
Organizational Description: Bishop Grandin Greenway Inc. is a not for profit registered charity formed to address the community need for improved history, health and wellness.
The volunteer board helps to develop and maintain a greenspace and trail along Bishop Grandin Blvd. We work to increase awareness, appreciation, and knowledge of the area's natural and historical value.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 5011
Description of Duties:

Are you passionate about gardening? We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to serve as our garden coordinator.
Responsibilities include, allocating garden plots to community members, ensuring an equitable distribution of available space.
Manage applications from potential gardeners, maintain a database of gardeners, and communicate with past, potential, and current year participants.
Maintain open and clear communication with gardeners, providing guidance, updates, and support as needed.
Ideally this volunteer would be a person who lives in the area who can attend to the gardens on a regular basis throughout the season.

Skills Required:

Passion for gardening
Excellent organizational and communication skills
Knowledge of gardening practices and techniques is a plus
Ability to attend board meetings to update the board on garden activities/issues. Gardens are located at the South end of Eric St. on the Bishop Grandin Greenway.

Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
Flexible Hours

Time commitment is flexible, depending on the needs of the gardens. There are approximately 20 plots and 12 gardeners.
There are evening board meetings once a month.

Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
- St. Vital
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
How to Apply: Email:
Closing Date: Apr 1, 2024
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