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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton
Elementary schools across Halton
As a GLOW facilitator, your role is to lead activities for a group of young girls (aged 11-14) from diverse backgrounds, in a 10 week program focusing on active living, balanced eating, and being confident in all aspects of their identity. 
This position is suitable for female adults with a strong understanding of diversity & inclusion.
Canadian Cancer Society, Halton Community Office, Cancer Support Services
Mazzocato Maple Farm, 8161 1st Line Nassagaweya, Campbellville (Milton)
Volunteers are needed to in a variety of positions:  
- greeters  
- obstacle support  
- environmental clean-up  
- general duties  
- bag check  
- route directional volunteers  
- parking volunteers  
- tear down/clean up volunteers
Halton Hills. Recreation & Parks, Halton Hills Civic Centre
Gellert Community Centre / Georgetown Indoor Pool / Acton Indoor Pool
Assist Swimming Instructors teach skills, drills and activities to Learn to Swim participants.
Rotary International, Rotary Club of Burlington Lakeshore
Spencer Smith Park, Burlington, ON
You must be at least 18 years of age before the festival begins. 
You must have your Smart Serve Certification before the festival begins. If you do not already have your Smart Serve, please contact us at volunteers@rcbl.org to obtain a token to take the course and test online at no charge to you. 
You will verify the age eligibility of each guest ordering alcoholic beverages if they appear under 25. 
You will be provided with a t-shirt to wear during your shift (mandatory). 
You will work as part of a team of six (6) or more. 
You will either process transactions on a debit/credit machine or work with a cashier for cash transactions. 
You will be required to open beverage cans (tools provided, or bring your own if preferred). 
You will be deployed to one of three (3) tents - East, West or Ribline. 
Training will be provided at the start of the shift by the Tent Captain. 
Shifts are of various lengths with at least one break. Note that the closing shift includes cleanup & put-away after the festival closes for the night. 
A Volunteer Manual will be provided to you in August
Rotary International, Rotary Club of Burlington Lakeshore
Spencer Smith Park, Burlington, ON
You will work with a Beverage Server, who will take and fulfill orders for beverages while you process the financial transaction (cash sale of beverages). 
You will be responsible for verifying the age of those who appear under 25 years if they are purchasing alcohol. 
You must be at least 18 years of age before the festival begins. 
You should have your Smart Serve Certification before the Festival begins. If you do not already have your Smart Serve, please contact us at volunteers@rcbl.org to obtain a free token to take the course and test online at no charge to you. 

You will be provided with a t-shirt to wear during your shift (mandatory). 
You will be deployed to one of three (3) tents - East, West or Ribline. 
Training will be provided at the start of the shift by the Head Cashier.
Rotary International, Rotary Club of Burlington Lakeshore
Spencer Smith Park, Burlington, Ontario
You will sort waste into 3 categories: recyclables, biodegradables or garbage and may help clean up the park.  
You will work out of one of many Waste Stations throughout Spencer Smith Park and help us to keep the event green and clean. 
You will be provided with a t-shirt and disposable gloves. 
Most shifts last 4 hours with a break. 
You will work as part of a team of two (2) or more in the small stations and a team of three (3) or more in the large waste stations 
Preferred minimum age is 13 years, but those younger than 13 may volunteer, provided that they are accompanied by a parent or guardian who is also volunteering on the same shift for the Recycling Team. 
You will be sent an email with links to the Volunteer Manual and the Accessibility Guide in August.  
You will be asked to attend a Volunteer Orientation event on the evening of Thursday August 31st at Spencer Smith Park - you will be sent an email with more details in August.
Rotary International, Rotary Club of Burlington Lakeshore
Spencer Smith Park, Burlington, ON
You must be at least 18 years of age before the festival begins. 
Don't worry we aren't looking for bouncers! We mostly need people who can be hospitality ambassadors for Ribfest, helping the guests find their way around. 
Much of the work is done in pairs, so you aren't alone. 
 
Your duties could include some of the following 
1. Walking the grounds in pairs, smiling, saying hello and answering directional questions 
2. Controlling entry/exit to the event (counting people, checking bags). 
3. Walking the perimeter of the event, just being a presence 
4. Connecting guests with services they need 
5. We also have several roles available for those with mobility issues.
Rotary International, Rotary Club of Burlington Lakeshore
Spencer Smith Park, Burlington, ON
Must be at least 18 years of age before the festival begins (as of August 28th). Must be able to repeatedly lift cases of canned beer/pop and bottled water. 
You will be provided with a t-shirt to wear during your shift (mandatory) and also work gloves.  
You will work with the Tent Captain to set up the beverage service stations and maintain the stock, but you will NOT be serving beverages.  
You will be required to lift cases of beverages - stamina and strength are an asset.  
You will be deployed to one of two (2) tents - East or West.  
Training will be provided at the start of the shift by the Tent Captain.  
Shifts are of various lengths with at least one break. Note that the closing shift includes cleanup & put-away after the festival closes for the night.  
A Volunteer Manual and Accessibility Guide will be provided to you in August.
Rotary International, Rotary Club of Burlington Lakeshore
Spencer Smith Park, Burlington, ON
Tuesday Aug. 29th, you will report to the large white tent at the West side of the park to help with both setup and cleanup for the Ribfest Kickoff Media Event.  
This will include setting up tables & chairs, putting tablecloths and centrepieces on the tables, making cutlery bundles with napkins, picking up debris and afterwards sorting waste. You will be given a t-shirt and disposable gloves and you will also be given lunch. 
 
Thursday Aug. 31st, you will report to the Supervisor in the large white tent at the West side of the park and then help with setting up the Waste Stations throughout the park. You might also be helping to clean up the park of debris. 
 
Saturday, Sunday and Monday, you will report to the Main Waste Recycling Station. If there is nobody there, you'll grab gloves and a blue bin, then start picking up debris off the ground in the park. If a Supervisor is available, they may assign other related tasks. Once all garbage/debris is picked up, all volunteers will help with sorting. 
 
You will be provided with a t-shirt and disposable gloves. 
 
Preferred minimum age is 13 years, but those younger than 13 may volunteer, provided that they are accompanied by a parent or guardian who is also volunteering with you.
Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
Burlington, Toronto
The Futures Amazing Race is a 3 week program for youth ages 14-17 and 2 week program for youth ages 10-14. The program is going to be an exciting way to show and teach our youth valuable life skills in a fun and hands-on way.  
 
Youth are divided into teams to work together and meet the challenges set out each day. It will be up to the youth to problem solve to win the RACE. The race is part of the whole camp experience and each day youth have the opportunity to win points and prizes as they complete each task and get closer to the final challenge.  
 
The race includes trip to Toronto, Hamilton and Burlington. Volunteers join our specially trained counsellors and assist in all areas of the camp program. Energy, patience, and a keen sense of humour are the key qualifications for this role. This position is especially rewarding for students who are thinking of a career in social work or teaching.
Canadian Red Cross, Region of Peel Branch, Transportation Services
To provide transportation for vulnerable clients who are unable to use public transportation or private means of mobility.
Milton Community Resource Centre, Milton - Bruce Trail Public School, Licensed Child Care Centre
Bruce Trail Early Learning and Child Care Centre, 1199 Costigan, Milton
- Assist teachers with the care of toddlers and young children in a child care setting 
- Play/read to toddlers and young children 
- Assist with set-up/tidying of room 
- Learn the teachers/classroom rules & philosophy
Willow Park Ecology Centre
Willow Park Ecology Centre, Norval (between Georgetown -Brampton, east of Georgetown off Hwy 7)
Community Event Planners - Leaders - Helpers: 
- Help with interactive stations, kids programs and crafts 
- Lead tours 
- Assist with theme specific activities  
- Take pictures for the Willow Park records and online postings 
 
Events may include a drum circle, crafts for families, scavenger hunts, weather-related activities. Volunteers are encouraged to present ideas for crafts or other programs that can be done outdoors. Volunteers needed in the planning stages and to help on the day of the event. Yearly events are: Maple Syrup Day, Earth Day, Wildlife Day, Nature in the fall with Pumpkins, Birds of Hungry Hollow. 
 
Kids Nature Mornings in July and August Wild Canada Summer of discovery consists of themed discovery of local animals and plants. Activities may include nature walks and park exploration, handicrafts, caring for nature - stewardship, games.  
 
Summer camp days in July and August give volunteers the opportunity to learn about local ecology and nature interpretation, engage children in outdoor nature exploration and nature crafts.
Crime Stoppers of Halton, Halton Regional Police Service Headquarters
One of the primary functions of our team of volunteers is to raise funds & increase awareness of the Crime Stoppers program throughout the community.
Girl Guide Leader   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Girl Guides of Canada, Ontario Council
• Provide responsible leadership to a group of girl or youth members while facilitating engaging programming 
• Commitment to creating safe environments for girls, both emotionally and physically 
• Communicate with parents/guardians 
• Adhere to the Girl Guide Code of Conduct and Safe Guide 
• Have fun 
 
When you join Girl Guides as an adult volunteer, you’re embarking on an exciting journey. Each year from September to May, you’ll have the opportunity to help shape the next generation of girls through weekly activities, fun outings and programming that’s girl-centric, fun and engaging. There are so many possibilities! Your unit could go on an outdoor scavenger hunt, have a sleepover at a science museum or plant a tree. Our dynamic programming offers plenty of opportunities for you and your fellow Guiders to be creative and ignite the minds of girls.
Halton. Health Department, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program
1151 Bronte Road, Oakville
Attend and participate in monthly planning meetings (2 hrs per month). Participate in workgroups to create/edit resources, plan and host community events for families. Students 12yrs+ can help as event volunteers.
Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
Select from roles such as Course Marshalls, Water station volunteers, parking & directions, greeters, registration desk, start and finish line volunteers, Kid Zone volunteers, pop corn volunteers, and clean-up crew.
St Christophers Anglican Church, Burlington, Open Doors @ St Christophers
662 Guelph Line, Burlington
Weekly volunteer role supporting Open Doors food bank, Tuesdays evening, Thursdays afternoon and/or Saturdays morning.
Community Development Halton, North BurLINKton Neighbourhood Project
Burlington
Helping at Chill Zone, an after school program in Burlington, running from 3:15pm until 6:00pm on: 
- Tuesdays at Calvary Baptist Church at 2458 St Frances Dr 
- Thursdays at Tansley United Church at 3111 Walkers Line 
 
Responsibilities include helping with homework, crafts and games.
Community Support Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
ActiveChefs
If you'd like to become actively involved in making a positive contribution in your community, we have various volunteer positions available with ActiveChefs - a not-for-profit charitable organization (Canadian registered charity) serving school-age children in various elementary schools & community neighbourhoods covering Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Acton, Georgetown, Mississauga and Brampton. 
 
Based on your background, expertise & special interest, you could help with various organizational initiatives such as marketing, communication, social media, event management & coordination, youth & community engagement, fundraising, donations, program support, administrative support, coaching, recreation, program activities, teaching assistance, education support, general assistance, transportation, food prep, kitchen work, meal preparation, usher, server, games, sports etc.
Program Assistant   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
ActiveChefs
Public & Catholic Schools in Halton & Peel and other Community Locations
ActiveChefs is a not-for-profit charitable organization (Canadian registered charity) dedicated to promoting health and well-being of children. You will assist ActiveChefs Staff and Instructors with programs and activities (during-school and after-school) for elementary school children (ages 5-12 years) in Halton and Peel Region (Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Acton, Georgetown, Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon).
Compassion Society of Halton
484 Plains Road East, Burlington
Preparation before store opening. We open at 12 but need to organize food received that morning from Food for Life and Refresh Foods. Clothes sorting, screening and organizing.
Oakville Chamber Orchestra
St.Simon's Anglican Church (1450 Litchfield Rd.) and Central Baptist (340 Rebecca St.) Oakville
Prepare promotional material for distribution, help usher and assist in staging of concerts, provide ticket information and sales to concert-goers, assist with post-concert reception. 
 
We are also looking for some people with an interest in: 
- helping to distribute some flyers "door to door" in specific areas within Oakville and Burlington. 
- help setting up the stage & box office before concerts and tear-down post-concert  
- usher and interact with patrons 
- assist in raffle and soloist flower presentations 
- assist with intermission reception preparation, execution & clean-up
Tutor Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
In your home, library, foster parents home or agency
Would you like to help a child/youth reach their full academic potential or motivate them to achieve more? Volunteers are required to tutor children/youth in all subjects, especially math, English, science and French. The volunteer will assist a child to experience success in learning through a supportive one-to-one relationship. The children requiring assistance can range from age 6-18 and all academic levels. Scheduling can be arranged directly with the caregiver at your mutual convenience.
Canadian Blood Services, Burlington - Power Centre, Blood Donor Clinics
1250 Brant Street, Burlington, Ontario
The need for blood is constant and we welcome donors to help patients in need.
Canadian Cancer Society, Halton Community Office, Cancer Support Services
Recruit team and individual participation utilizing own network and committee generated leads. 
Assist in promotion of event through presentations and contact to potential individuals or teams. 
Develops a list of potential individuals or teams. 
Build or assist with construction of an obstacle for event.
Community Development Halton
Rotary Park off of Elizabeth Street, Acton
Suitable 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
Canadian Blood Services, Burlington - Power Centre, Blood Donor Clinics
• Assist with set-up and tear-down of the promotional booth and other equipment (if applicable) 
• Provide courteous and responsive service to prospective donors 
• Provide information about Canadian Blood Services programs and initiatives 
• Assist with management of participant records and event documentation 
• Deliver professional presentations on behalf of Canadian Blood Services about programs (including stem cell registry, as appropriate), the importance of blood donation and the need to recruit new blood donors for Canada’s blood system 
• Complete all required forms on time and bring forward requests for additional information and post-presentation feedback to Volunteer Resources
ROCK
Flexible. Meetings will be held in Oakville.
The New Mentality is a mental health group that is comprised of youth looking to decrease stigma and raise awareness about mental health. The New Mentality Halton is looking for group members to assist in the creation of a fourth annual youth engagement conference. The main goal of this conference is to encourage youth to start a New Mentality Council at their own school. The conference will educate youth as well as their staff advisor(s) on how to successfully run a council and create an event. We are looking for self-motivated, opinionated and organized youth to join our team!
Community Development Halton, North BurLINKton Neighbourhood Project
Glad Tidings Church, 1401 Guelph Line, Burlington
Helping with set up and clean up, serving, cooking, and washing dishes.
Community Development Halton, North BurLINKton Neighbourhood Project
Burlington Christian Fellowship Church, 2054 Mountainside Dr, Burlington
Looking for volunteers to help with serving lunch and clean up. 
This is a free neighbourhood event for older adults. A hot lunch, time to socialize and play cards, games and shoot pool afterwards.
Community Development Halton, North BurLINKton Neighbourhood Project
Provide childcare for children of Single Mom Club, while they participate in a peer mentoring program. 
Great opportunity to get your 40 hours done.  
Responsibilities include helping with homework, crafts and games.
Musikay
Downtown and North Oakville
We're seeking front of house volunteers, including ushers and greeters, and reception coordinator to: 
- welcome patrons 
- manage ticket sale table 
- hand programs out 
- usher patron to seats 
- help setup and clean the stage for larger productions 
- help with patron's data compilation 
- assist with post-concert receptions
Friendly Visitor   Burlington  Milton  Oakville 
Links2Care, Oakville - Bristol Circle, Community Social Services Programs
Visits are in client homes. Location of client's homes varies by community.
To provide companionship services to isolated seniors and adults with disabilities in their homes or to go on outings in the community.  
Visits may include conversation, games, activities of interest and /or outings in the local community. Time Commitment of 1-2 hours per week.
Doors Open Burlington
Burlington, Ontario
• Welcome visitors to the site  
• Record the number of visitors at the site  
• Distribute site information (where applicable)  
• Assist with opening / closing of the site (put up signage, set out information pamphlets, etc.) 
 
Volunteers are also needed to help pack 'site boxes' approximately 2-3 weeks prior to the event day.  
Site boxes contain brochures, pens, papers, small first-aid kits, etc.
Halton Food for Thought, Student Nutrition Programs
Various schools in Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Acton, Georgetown
These are some the of the duties our volunteers perform: 
 
-Shopping for food for our programs. 
-Preparing meals and snacks for students to eat; most programs do not involve cooking, but most have some cutting of fresh fruits and vegetables and minimal preparation of other food items. 
-Setting up for food service which can include setting up chairs and tables, cleaning the eating and food preparation surfaces and putting out dishes and food.  
-Post-program clean up; this can include doing dishes, putting food away, cleaning tables and putting away chairs. 
-Monthly reporting and financial tracking; this involves working with school staff to obtain account balances and submitting totals to HFFT each month.
Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
Burlington office - 1445 Norjohn Court, Unit # 1
This is one of the most vital roles we have at the Halton Children’s Aid. Once a week, the Food for Life organization provides food which we then distribute to families associated with our organization and identified as being “a family in need”.  
 
Volunteers are required to sort the food into individual grocery bags and then deliver the food directly to the families. The volunteer could choose to do either the bagging or the delivery, or both. The time commitment is once a week, every Wednesday. Confidentiality and commitment is of the utmost importance since these families rely on this service to help feed their children.
Links2Care, Acton - Mill St E, Community Social Services Programs
Visits are in client home. Location of clients' homes varies by community.
To provide companionship services to isolated seniors and adults with disabilities in their homes or to go on outings in the community.  
Visits could include conversation, games, activities of interest and /or outings in the local community. Time Commitment of 1-2 hours per week.
Links2Care, Georgetown - Guelph St, Community Social Services Programs
Visits are in client homes.
To provide companionship services to isolated seniors and adults with disabilities in their homes or to go on outings in the community.  
Visits may include conversation, games, activities of interest and /or outings in the local community. Time Commitment of 1-2 hours per week.
S.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program, Oakville (Central), Adult Day Program
53 Bond St. Oakville and/ or 2521 Dundas St W at Bronte Rd.
1. Preparing the garden for clients' use during the summer months 
2. Emptying, cleaning out and restocking the store room 
3. Answering telephones/taking messages in the office
Burlington. Parks and Recreation, Burlington Seniors' Centre
Burlington Seniors' Centre, 2285 New Street (Central park location)
Volunteers WANTED and VALUED to serve great food and friendship. 
Are you friendly, team worker, and have experience handling cash or in the food service business..then we want you! 
Areas of opportunities are as follows: 
THE BISTRO CAFE..daily food service 
Breakfast @ the Bistro..Saturday monthly event 
Special Events
Joy of Learning Centre
Oakville
Challenger baseball is a division of Little League for players with cognitive or physical disabilities to enjoy the full benefits of participation in baseball at a level structured to their abilities. 
 
Coaching duties include:  
- Organizing/coming up with practice drills 
- Executing drills  
- Helping players on the field 
- Coordinating games
Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga
Burlington
• Provide on the job direction and supervision of crew members of all skill levels 
• Responsible to coordinate tools required for the day’s activity and return tools to the Tool Crib Attendant. 
• Ensure safety onsite at all times.  
• Maintain a clean and orderly work site at all time. 
• Maintain quality build standards in collaboration with the Site Foreperson and Construction Manager.  
• May be required to load and unload delivery vehicles 
• Must bring a cooperative and enthusiastic attitude to the construction site 
• Able to lift a minimum of 25 lbs and possess reasonable agility to do necessary physical labour. 
• Willingness and ability to learn new skills.
Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga
1800 Appleby Line, Unit 13 Burlington, Ontario
- Attend and participate in volunteer recognition events 
- Participate in fulfilling the HFH Halton volunteer department goals as set out in the Strategic Plan 
- Schedule and Chair “Recognition Planning” meetings as required 
- Lead the Volunteer Relations Committee in post-event debriefings 
- Develop and recommend an affiliate recognition program (BBQ, internal awards etc.) 
- Develop an Annual Events Calendar 
- Plan, execute and assume the lead role in recognition events (theme, décor, location, food & beverage, supplies, etc. 350+ volunteers & guests) 
- Work closely with HFH Halton-Mississauga Staff and Volunteers as required
Board Member   Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Bereaved Families of Ontario, Halton-Peel
33 City Centre Dr. Suite 610, Mississauga Hwy 10/& Hwy 403
Expansion of our programs and services, establishing our organization with new funders and new fundraising programs.
Darling Home for Kids
Be an active participant in all facets of the event from acquisition of silent auction items, procurement of sponsorship, ticket and table sales, coordination of print materials, and event day set up.  
Ideally, this person is a go-getter, good follow through, comfortable asking for sponsorship/money and can build a good rapport with sponsors. 
 
We are currently recruiting for committee members for our three signature events - Gala (November), Wheels - cycling fundraiser (June), Golf (July). Individuals can specify desired committee.
Halton. Social and Community Services, Burlington - Creek Way Village Long-Term Care Home, Long Term Care Home
Creek Way Village
Experience a learning opportunity in a geriatric facility,working directly with residents and or clients under the guidance of a staff supervisor.
Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga
- Able to use nailer and circular saw 
- Energetic, ambitious team player with Excellent attention to detail 
- Ability and confidence to work independently or as team 
- Able to lead a team or coach others on construction a must 
- Knowledge about single and multi- family unit framing
Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga
Burlington
- Energetic, ambitious team player with Excellent attention to detail 
- Willing and able to lead a team, mentor and coach others on construction is a must 
- Knowledge about single and multi- family unit framing  
- Assist in Carpentry related aspects of home build process
Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga
Burlington
Assist with the brick work on new builds being completed at Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga
Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga
-Drywall / Taping / Texture experience an asset 
-Ability to lead and coach volunteers is a must 
-Basic framing experience an asset
Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga
Burlington and Mississauga
-Promote and aid agency in its goals 
-Ability to lead and coach volunteer teams is a must 
-Framing 
-Drywalling 
-Insulation 
-Flooring
Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga
Burlington
Leading a team and assisting volunteers in one of the following areas on our construction builds: 
- Framing 
- Drywalling 
- Insulation 
- Flooring 
- Kitchens 
- Painting
Compassion Society of Halton
484 Plains Road East (Bingo Plaza), Burlington
-Sorting and hanging donated clothing 
-Sort and stock our emergency food cupboard 
-Helping donors in with their donations 
-Volunteers should be able to work standing up for short periods of time.  
-Some of the volunteers positions do require some walking, hanging and sorting clothing in the store.
Compassion Society of Halton
484 Plains Road East, Unit 14, Burlington
On-call volunteer drivers needed to pick up donated pizzas from three Little Caesar locations. Then usually one other pick up from one of our drop boxes (which contain bags of clothes).
Therapy Dog Member   Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
St John Ambulance, Therapy Dog Program
Various locations
Handlers and their canines make weekly visits to long term care facilities in Milton, Oakville & Halton Hills. There is a short training/evaluation process including a minimum of 10 visits. Canines must be at least 1 year old. Volunteer hours are flexible to your schedule. Handlers must be 18 or 16 and accompanied by an adult. Handlers must commit to 60 hours per year.
Fundraiser volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Halton Fresh Food Box
Through out Halton Region
People who love to fund raise in a variety of ways would be a real asset to our program. It can be as simple as approaching local sponsors for donations to organizing and hosting a fund raising event to writing grant proposals. Volunteers can self-select the type of fund raising they like to be involved with in conjunction with the Sustainability Committee. Time commitment: dependent on type of fundraising and each fundraisers’ availability.
Willow Park Ecology Centre
Willow Park Ecology Centre, Norval (between Georgetown and Brampton, just west of Winston Churchill)
During Stewardship and Monitoring Programs suitable volunteers can act as leaders and/or helpers while they experience opportunities to learn how to ID wildlife, critters and tree species, and monitor tree growth.  
Those who step forward to help with gardening learn about water efficiency, and what plants are habitat or food for which wildlife and important insect species. And very importantly, what plants are invaders that overrun our local natural spaces if not kept in check through removal and replacement plantings. Of course the learning occurs while engaged in hands-on projects that may include getting your hands dirty, while digging, planting, weeding, watering. Then, take a walk in the park and watch your work “grow! The Park is a great place to meet others while enjoying the outdoors!