Highland Youth Garden

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Seasonal Volunteer Positions Available

Come join the effort to teach children and build community at the Highland Youth Garden. Educators, gardeners, office workers, and artistic talent are needed. See the short descriptions of some of the opportunities below.

Garden Cooking/Nutrition

In this youth-led adventure, you can share your meal planning skills and cooking skills with the students while helping them plan and cook meals. The majority of the food used will come from the Highland Youth Garden.

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Garden Educator

As a garden educator volunteer, you will assist other volunteers with elementary age children in the garden who are engaged in outdoor classroom and gardening activities. You can help children from two nearby elementary schools engage in gardening activities that may include planning, planting, maintaining, and harvesting produce by using your teaching and gardening skills. Math, reading, writing and more are used.

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Farm Stand

Volunteering at our farm stand involves selling produce that children have helped raise at the Highland Youth Garden at a corner farm stand that they create. In this youth-led adventure you can share your entrepreneurial, marketing, merchandising, and customer service skills and knowledge with the next generation.

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Gardening Helper

Being a gardening helper volunteer is a wonderful way to learn and improve your gardening skills. In addition, you will be assisting in the agricultural education of lots of children and contributing your knowledge and love for gardening to the next generation. The children can use your help. Come and get your hands dirty with us!

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Gardening Leadership

In this leadership volunteer position, you will help plan the garden and organize gardening chores. In addition, you will help organize work for the gardeners of all ages who come to work in the Highland Youth Garden. This volunteer position will have you rubbing elbows with other gardening leaders who share your passion for people and your love of gardening.

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Volunteer Coordinator

You can share your volunteer recruitment, retention, and office skills by helping to grow a strong volunteer program at Highland Youth Garden. Your help is needed to recruit and organize volunteers for the garden.

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Garden Social Media

You can share your social media skills by helping to get word out about the great things happening at Highland Youth Garden. Engaging the children to assist you in this effort is an added bonus.

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