If you wanted to be involved but didn't know where to start now is the time!
There are volunteer options for everyone based on available times and skills. If you have any ideas for new positions to add to this please contact me and let me know.To get involved with a committee or position the first step is to contact me, your garden coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 506-292-7646. I would love to hear from you! You don't need to have any experience to join our committees.
|Membership Committee||Manage membership. Assign plots. Manage garden mentor program.||Year round||Monthly meetings, 1st Thursday of the month at Home Hardware on Main st. at 7pm.||We currently have about 3-4 members on our membership committee but always welcome new, commited members to join.|
|Events Committee||Develop and coordinate community events. Run events.||Year round||Monthly meetings, 4th Thursday of the month at Home Hardware on Main st. at 7pm. + set up/ clean up during events once or twice a month||We currently have about 6-8 people on out events committee but new members are always welcome.|
|Maintenance Crew||Plan and lead work days. Maintain general areas. Ensure tools are properly cared for.||May-October||A few days a month, 1-4 hours a time||We are currently in need of more members to participate with out maintenance crew.|
|Garden Historian||This person will document the activities of the garden through photographs and any newspaper articles about the garden and keep them in a scrap book. This person must be someone who regularly attends events.||Anytime||2+ hours a month||We need someone to fill this position.|
|Surplus Produce Distributors||Collect donated produce from the Garden on a regular basis and deliver to area food banks. Pickups occur Monday-Wednesday-Friday, and Saturday. Must be committed to picking up produce and making deliveries on assigned days.||June - October||a couple hours a week||We need people to fill this position. Looking for 2-6 people|
|Plant Donation Crew||Contact local businesses for donations. Collect plants and seeds and supervise their distribution and care.||April - August||1+ hour/s a month||We need people to fill this position. Looking for 2-6 people.|
|Garden Mentor||Pair up with beginner gardeners to offer advice and help them get into gardening.||May- October||2+ hours a month||We need garden mentors!|
|Garden clean up||Pull some weeds, clean up the garbage, tidy up common areas anytime you're up visiting the garden. Remember to only work on common areas (walkways and community paths)||May- October||At your leisure||No commitment required!|
Garden Coordinator: 1-2 people
Garden coordinator is responsible for overseeing the community garden.
working with garden volunteers
liaison between committees, garden members and executive
schedule and facilitate committee meetings (until they are self-sustainable)
report to executive on progresswork to improve the on-site infrastructure
communicate with garden members, deal with any issues that arise (blog, emails, phone, etc.)
Membership Committee: 2-6 people
Has access to relevant information for garden members
Manage plot usage
Restore abandoned plots
Manage garden mentor program
Events Committee: 4-10 people
Develop and coordinate community events
seed exchanges etc.
collect list of names of all who showed up to events (pass on to garden coordinator)
set up/ clean up
Positions:Leader, to facilitate communication at meetings and prepare meeting agendas
Secretary, to take and distribute minutes from meetings
Communications, draft announcements (to be sent to garden coordinator), posters, etc.Multimedia, organize TV, VCR, Sound system, etc. at events
Refreshment organizer, to organize refreshments at events
Maintenance crew: 3-10 people
Plan and lead work days
ensure all tools or materials needed are on site
collect list of names of all who showed up (pass on to garden coordinator)
give direction to people as they show up
Secure any needed tools, compost, supplies etc.Monitor, report and treat pest problems
Monitor and treat weeds in pathways and communal areasInspect tools and equipment, report and repair as necessary
Hauling/delivery of supplies
Garden historian: 1-2 people
This person will document the activities of the garden through photographs and any newspaper articles about the garden and keep them in a scrap book. This person must be someone who regularly attends events.
Surplus Produce Distributors: 1-4 people
Collect donated produce from the Garden on a regular basis and deliver to area food banks. The program will run from June 2 - September 29. Pickups occur Monday-Wednesday-Friday mornings, and Saturday morning. Must be committed to picking up produce and making deliveries on assigned days.
Plant Donations Crew: 1-4 people
Contact local businesses for donations. Collect plants and seeds and supervise their distribution and care.