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Help us Grow Vegetables

Organization: Gloucester Emergency Food Cupboard

Commitment: Short term (less than 6 months)

Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Evenings; Days

Language Preference: English and bilingual in any language

Number of Positions Available: 10

Location: Ottawa - East

Deadline: Sep 13, 2019


Help us grow! We have a .25 acre garden plot at the Just Food Farm and the vegetables are growing fast. We need help weeding, watering and harvesting.


Erin O'Manique, Executive Director



Volunteer Opportunity Address
2391 Pepin Court (Just Food Farm)


Good for people interested in: Outdoor activities (landscaping/gardening)

You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Homeless

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
You will enjoy an outdoor activity in a beautiful locale, and the satisfaction of growing local, organic food for people who need it.

How will the organization benefit?
The GEFC emphasizes offering healthy options, including lots of fresh produce to the people who need us. Growing our own is one way to ensure that we have a plentiful supply!

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24; Court ordered community service; Groups

Public transportation available: Yes

Suitable for community service hours: Yes