Starting Jan. 1, the minimum wage in unincorporated Boulder County is $15.69/hour.

A partir del 1 de enero, el salario mínimo local en la zona no incorporada del condado de Boulder será de $15.69/hora.

Volunteer Opportunity

Agricultural Heritage Center Gardener

Opportunity Type: Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity
Department: Parks & Open Space
Category: Open Space, Environment, and Gardening
Time Commitment & Minimum Age: Work at least two one-hour shifts per month between late March and early November. Must be at least 14 years old.
Location:

The Agricultural Heritage Center is located at 8348 Ute Highway 66 west of Longmont.

Program Summary:

Volunteers manage the World War I era Victory Garden (heirloom) at the Agricultural Heritage Center at the Lohr/McIntosh Farm.

Benefits

  • Opportunity to meet and work with people with similar interests.
  • Advanced training sessions and field trips.
  • Access to our Volunteer Resource Library.
  • Receive monthly Cultural History Corner newsletter.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work on a team of volunteers to plan, plant, weed, water, and harvest the garden.
  • Occasionally speak to visitors if volunteering during public visitation hours.
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.
  • Computer and internet required for scheduling and to record volunteer hours.
  • Must have personal transportation.
  • Pass background check.
Training Dates and Information:
  • Attend new volunteer training and orientation.
  • Minimum commitment of two 1 hour shifts per month (early May – early Nov.).
Contact:

For more information, please contact Jim Drew at jdrew@bouldercounty.gov

Application Process:

This position is not accepting applications at this time. Please sign up for our monthly newsletter to receive information about upcoming volunteer opportunities.