Landscape Gardener Aide

Time Commitment

1-3 hours weekly, May through October

Purpose

To keep the library’s grounds neat and orderly and the live plants inside, watered and trimmed.

Benefits of Volunteering

  • To work in pleasant surroundings
  • To develop a new skills
  • Give something back to the community
  • Share your talents
  • Feel needed and valued
  • Satisfaction from accomplishment

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Pull weeds out of all mulched areas
  • Plant and maintain landscaped areas
  • Water and prune plants as needed
  • Recommend types of plants for flower beds

Skills/Abilities/Qualifications Required

  • Physical stamina is required--bending, digging, lifting, stooping, standing, and walking
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to learn plant maintenance skills
  • Knowledge of plants desirable
  • Ability to make recommendations on plant selections