Saint John’s Abbey Volunteer Program
Position: Garden Partner
Number of persons needed: 1 per gardening monk
Department: Abbey Vegetable and Flower Gardens
Brief Summary of Assignment: Assist in tending flower and vegetable gardens.
Time Commitment: 4 hours weekly as needed or as needed/available.
1 Get supplies needed to weed/water or harvest the garden.
2 Pull or hoe weeds.
3 Water plants as needed.
4 Harvest produce and put in designated area.
5 Put supplies away and dispose of weeds in designated area.
6 Report to team leader/mentor when unable to water and care for plants.
Skills and Qualifications:
1 Knowledge of garden plants and ability to identify weeds.
2 Able to work independently and take initiative.
3 Physical ability to bend/stoop/squat.
4 Able to work in warm location.
Team Leader: Dunstan Moorse, OSB. 320-363-2093 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Location, working space, equipment, etc.: Various flower gardens, vegetable gardens, Greenhouse.
Any questions: contact Eileen Haeg at 363-3304 or email AbbeyVolunteers@csbsju.edu.