Acton Community Garden Volunteer

(Community Development Halton)

Position ID: V-HVC0864 Last Full Update: 28 Feb 2018
Opportunity Details
CommentsThe Acton Community Garden uses a cooperative model, allowing community members to learn about growing food and native plants together. 
There is no financial cost to participate (no rental fee). 
The twenty-bed garden located in Rotary Park off of Elizabeth Street grows a large variety of produce.
ContactChris Golden, Garden Committee Chair; Phone: 905-867-4653; Email:
DutiesSuitable for anyone interested in getting outside to garden or learn about gardening. Volunteer skills needed for the 2016 growing season: 
• People able to water, weed and harvest 
• Fundraisers and a treasurer 
• Communications volunteer to be a liaison with the local paper
More Info
Benefits• Harvesting fresh food for you and your family (free) 
• Helping to grow food that is shared through Food for Life (a food redistribution program running out of St. Albans Church) to help ensure others in Acton have fresh food for their tables 
• Opportunities to develop gardening skills, learning from local experts 
• Wonderful opportunity to makes new friends  
• Great way to be outside and active
ClientsActon community
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a mental disability ; Persons with a physical disability ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Families ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestCommittees ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Community Outreach ; Event Coordination & Support ; Gardening / Yard Work ; Group / Family Volunteering ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperiencePositive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work
Minimum Hours1 / Week
SeasonsSpring ; Summer ; Fall
AccessibilityPartially Accessible ; - working on accessibility and we have a wheel chair accessible bed 
- accessibility path has been installed
LocationRotary Park off of Elizabeth Street, Acton
Number of PositionsActon: 30 individual(s) 
30 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining on the job
Police CheckNot Required
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Organization NameCommunity Development Halton
Office Phone905-632-1975
Toll Free Phone1-855-395-8807
Address & Map
3350 South Service Rd
Burlington, ON L7N 3M6
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