Position: Gardening Club Leader
Qualifications: Must be 18 or older
Wide knowledgeable base concerning plants, gardening, and environment
Desire to share the joy of gardening and patience to teach children
Help youth learn the basics of plant care
Assist youth with planting projects (growing plants from seed)
Teach youth how to maintain landscaping, potted plants, and gardening
Teach the importance of environmental concerns
Be a positive role model and a mentor
Time Commitment: Gardening Club generally occurs once or twice a month and will last for approximately 30 minutes to 1 hour. Most active from spring through fall.
Location of work: Leu Civic Center Homework Room (second floor) or outdoor garden area
Benefits of Volunteering:
Satisfaction from knowing that you helped teach youth about plants, gardening and
Free plants and vegetables you have grown and harvested
Ongoing training opportunities
Special Qualifications: Must be able to climb stairs. The building has activity areas on
multiple floors and no elevator.
Staff Contact: Dana Meyer, Volunteer Coordinator
Telephone: 618-566-2175 or 618-566-0055
A background check is required.
Volunteer Signature: ______________________________ Date: _
Supervisor Signature: ______________________________ Date: _______________ _