POSITION: Dempsey Center Healing Garden (Indoor Plants) Volunteer Lead
Dempsey Center Healing garden (Indoor Plants) Volunteer Team Member
REPORTS TO: Volunteer Coordinator
SUPERVISES OTHERS: Lead Member, yes
Team Member, no
AREA: Client Care/Facilities
SCHEDULE + HOURS COMMITMENT: 1 ½ – 3 hours per week (depending on team group size) year-round.
Healing garden volunteers work as a group and meet at the Lewiston ornamental garden weekly to ensure the proper horticultural care, watering schedule, overall health, and look of our many plants, including both in the dedicated healing garden space and other plants throughout the Dempsey Center’s physical space.
Position Summary: The volunteers for this indoor garden primarily water and provide ‘house plant’ maintenance weekly to approximately 50+ plants, which includes several large monstera and bird of paradise gems!
Required Skills and Experience:
Physical Requirements: Must be able to stand and walk for the duration of weekly shift, with the ability to lift full watering cans, plant containers, and move small furniture pieces. Most plant containers are elevated.