Opportunity Details

Environment, Schools
Families, Low-income Communities, Other

Age Minimum (with Adult): 12+, Minimum Age:18+

Spruce Up the Garden at Ockley Green School (age 12+) *STW 2012*

This project will give volunteers an up-close look at Growing Gardens’ involvement in local schools; our Youth Grow Program provides after school garden education and supports schools in maintaining educational gardens where kids learn about growing and eating fresh fruits and vegetables.

Stand Together Week volunteers will rejuvenate the education garden at Ockley Green School by helping with a variety of duties. There's also a pond on site that needs some TLC. The volunteer shift will coincide with the Growing Gardens’ after school Garden Club, so volunteers will receive a tour by the students and will then get to work afterwards!

Note: Volunteers age 12-17 may volunteer along with a responsible adult.
Volunteers age 18+ are welcome to volunteer on their own.

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To sign up for this project:

1. Log in (green button at the top of this page) or create a volunteer account.

2. Pay the registration fee - the Portland Timbers are asking supporters to join them in making a committment to support volunteerism throughout our region. Your registration fee will serve as a donation to Hands On Greater Portland to help cover the cost of organizing this week of service.

Click below to pay the registration fee ($30 per volunteer). As a thank you, you'll receive an exclusive Portland Timbers Stand Together Week scarf and bag!

Select total # of volunteers you're signing up for this project:


3. Sign up by clicking "Sign Up" below then "Submit" on the following page.
      NOTE: You'll need your Paypal receipt # to proceed.

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** THE FINE PRINT - please read **

>> To sign up a team or family, a $30 registration fee is required for each volunteer age 12 or older. Please select the appropriate # of volunteers from the PayPal menu above and be sure to click 'sign up with a team" below after payment. Learn more about creating/managing a team.

>> The registration fee is non-refundable and non-transferable even if you do not attend the project that you sign up for. But rest assured that your contribution is supporting volunteer initiatives throughout the Greater Portland region.

>> You will not be able to sign up for a Stand Together Week project without completing all of the steps above. If you're unable to make a donation at this time, you're welcome to visit our 
project calendar or advanced search and sign up for a *Hands On* or *Referral* project at no charge.
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