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About the Position
Position #: 18693
OrganizationHomer Watson House and Gallery
Position: Garden Volunteer
Location: 1754 Old Mill Road, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: As a not-for-profit organization, Homer Watson House & Gallery relies on the support from the wider Waterloo Region community for a number of roles and tasks. By sharing your time and talent, you can be part of this community and help to preserve the legacy of Homer Watson, Canada's first noted landscape painter. The historic grounds of the Gallery provide a beautiful and unique backdrop to the many programs, exhibitions and events we host year round.
Description: Are you looking for a way to help out your community and gain new skills? Do you love fresh air and meeting new people? Homer Watson House & Gallery, a not for profit organization, is looking for an ongoing garden volunteer who would be willing to come on a weekly basis to help with the maintenance of the grounds of the Gallery. Duties include weeding, pruning and general clean up. Basic gardening experience or knowledge is an asset, but not required. Hours are flexible and gloves and tools are provided. Spend your summer outside on this beautiful historic property while making a difference in your local community.
Requirements: Physical Demand, Work Without Supervision
Training Details: Basic gardening experience and knowledge an asset. Training will be supplied if required.
Working Conditions: This position is entirely outdoors and is unsupervised. Volunteers must be able to perform light yard work and are able to work at their own pace. This position allows for a lot of flexibility in terms of scheduling and duration.
Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Anytime
Time Detail: Hours are flexible. Starting as soon as possible.
Age: 16+
Ideal for: An Individual, A Group, A Newcomer
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Heritage/Museum, Gardening/Environment, Maintenance/Trades
Skill(s): Needs Assessment, Time Management, Stewardship, Self-Motivation, Flexibility
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.homerwatson.on.ca
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Kate Macpherson
Phone: 519-748-4377
Address: 1754 Old Mill Road Kitchener, N2P 1H7


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(Townships Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich)
151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2
Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559
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9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm
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