Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Position Title and Department: Garden Volunteer, Botany
Reports to (name & title): Mark Fleming, Curator of Botany
Overview of position: Volunteers in this position assist Botany staff with the development of the collection and the maintenance of Museum landscapes.
Primary Specific Tasks:
1. Hand watering
3. Develop gardens through planting, moving rock and soil, digging, and laying irrigation lines.
4. Weeding and cleaning gardens.
Day(s) of the week volunteer(s) work in this position: Monday - Friday
Hours: 4 hours between 7:15am-4:00pm
Duration (# of months): 1 day a week for 7 months
Number of individuals needed: 1
Applicants must be able to perform manual labor, including using pick, shovel, wheelbarrow; with the ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.; to do work on the knees, and able to stoop, bend, and squat. Volunteers must be willing to work in summer heat and winter cold. Plant growing experience preferred and a background/experience with irrigation systems, gardening is also preferred.
Benefits to the volunteer:
This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to gain work experience and knowledge that pertains to the care and maintenance of native Sonoran Desert plant species. Volunteers, enjoy professional networking opportunities, and have chances to exercise creativity in garden design.
2021 N Kinney Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743
Monday - Friday: Hours: 4 hours between 7:15am-4:00pm Duration: 1 day a week for 7 months
If you have any questions, please contact Lauren Malanga, ASDM Volunteer and Internship Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org