Opportunity Details

Children & Youth Education, Environment
Families

Age Minimum (with Adult): 12+, Minimum Age:15+

Garden Clean Up Day at Gilbert Park (age 12+) *MLK Weekend 2018*

Join us in honoring the legacy of Dr. King through meaningful service to our community: "Everybody can be great... because anybody can serve."
-- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


Project Description:
Join the Gilbert Park Elementary SUN School community for a day of service work in our educational gardens. Activities will include: pulling weeds, hauling/removing debris, pruning, and mulching. We will meet in the central courtyard of the school for the work party. All skill-levels welcome. To learn more about the Gilbert Park Elementary SUN School Garden watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r42PIgrDvyE

Important Info:

  • Dress to be outside, warm layers, boots, rain gear if needed. Bring a water bottle and garden gloves if you have them.

  • ​All projects will take place in the school garden.

Keywords: East_County

Project Requirements:

  • You must be 12 years of age or older to attend this project; any volunteer under age 15 must attend with a parent or adult chaperone.

  • All volunteers under 18 are required to bring a Youth Volunteer Release Form signed by their parent or legal guardian. Please download, complete, and bring this waiver with you on the day of the project.

  • If you plan to bring children/additional volunteers you MUST reserve slots for them. The best way to do this is to create a Volunteer Team, then sign up your team for this project. Questions? Email teams@handsonportland.org 

  • IMPORTANT NOTE: You are responsible for ensuring that everyone signed up through your team attends - only sign up team members who have confirmed their availability. Teams that repeatedly sign up, but do not show up or show up with fewer volunteers than they signed up, may be removed. To add or remove team members from a project: log in to your volunteer account and click "Manage My Team" next to the appropriate upcoming opportunity.

  • Team Captains are only able to reserve up to 50% of the spots on any individual MLK Weekend of Service Project. Team Captains are required to provide names and email addresses for each team member (over the age of 13) in order to hold spaces on a volunteer project or they may be removed from the project. Questions? Email teams@handsonportland.org


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