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Volunteer Opportunity

Agricultural Heritage Center Gardener

Application or Registration Deadline: 04/01/2023
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.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Basic responsibilities include planning, planting, weeding, watering, and harvesting the garden. Optional duties include watering trees when needed and maintaining flower beds at the Agricultural Heritage Center.

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.
Training Dates and Information:

Training is ongoing as needed.

Contact:

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

Application Process:

Application deadline is April 1, 2023.

Apply Now

Applications are accepted through Discover Boulder County, Parks & Open Space’s volunteer management system. If you’re new to the system, you’ll need to create an account. But it’s easy and we only use your contact information to communicate about events you register for. We will never sell or give your information to a third party.

If you are an existing Parks & Open Space volunteer, please contact Jim Drew and let him know you would like to apply for the volunteer opportunity.