Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Position Title and Department: Nursery volunteer
Reports to (name & title): Mark Fleming, Curator of Botany
Overview of position (1 sentence): Assist in the care of several plant propagation locations and nursery stock.
Primary Specific Tasks:
3. General assistance to Nursery Horticulturists
Day(s) of week volunteer(s) work in this position: 1 day/week, Monday through Thursday
Hours: 7-8 am start, half day.
Duration (specify period or minimum # of months): all year
Number of individuals in this position: 1
Physical requirements: Able to do manual labor, including using pick, shovel, wheelbarrow. Able to lift and carry 50 lbs. Able to do work on the knees, and able to stoop, bend, and squat. Willing to work in summer heat and winter cold.
Skills/knowledge required: Plant growing experience.
Background/Experience desired: Irrigation systems, gardening.
Benefits to the volunteer: Gain knowledge of propagation and Sonoran region flora, enjoy professional networking opportunities.
2021 N Kinney Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743
1 day/week, Monday through Thursday Hours: 7-8 am start, half day.
If you have any questions, please contact Lauren Malanga, ASDM Volunteer and Internship Coordinator at email@example.com