Volunteer Opportunity Details

Boulder County Volunteers!
Position Title:Agricultural Heritage Center Gardener
Department:Parks and Open Space
Category:Parks, Environment, Gardening and Agriculture
Time Commitment or Project Date:One season, May through October
Location:
Agricultural Heritage Center
8348 Highway 66, Longmont
Program Summary:

The Agricultural Heritage Center at the Lohr/McIntosh Farm in Longmont is looking for volunteers to help care for its heirloom garden and basic grounds care for trees and shrubs throughout the season.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Basic responsibilities include watering the garden and other plants on a regular basis, weeding the garden, and occasionally moving dirt and mulch with a wheel barrow. 
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Must be at least 14 years old (volunteers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult parent/guardian during training and volunteer shifts)
  • Gardening experience
  • Ability to work on a team and independently at different times of the year
  • Knowledge or interest in agriculture, historic preservation, and/or local history
  • Must have personal transportation
  • Pass criminal background check
Application or Registration Deadline:3/1/2017 5:00 PM
Application Process:
Training Dates and Information:
Training takes place in March, exact dates to be determined.
Additional Information:
Contact:
Jim Drew, 303-776-8688 or jdrew@bouldercounty.org

Policies

All volunteers need to review Boulder County's Multicultural Diversity and EEO and Unlawful Discrimination Policies before starting their volunteer assignment.

If you need special assistance to fill out a volunteer application, please contact our Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator at 303-441-3525.

Boulder County supports infants at work when feasible, so please inquire with the volunteer coordinator if you are a new parent considering a volunteer opportunity.

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