by Isabel LaCourse
We are hoping to expand Sabin School’s gardens and deepen student engagement. If you would like to participate in any of the following volunteer job descriptions, please contact Isabel LaCourse at Isabel.firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-916-6707. No previous experience needed! You will be trained and given the tools necessary to help our students and gardens grow.
1. "On Your Own" Garden Maintenance: Work in Sabin Gardens on your own time with instruction provided for a variety of garden tasks. Volunteers meet biweekly with the garden educator to formulate work plans. Hours: 3-10 hours per month.
2. Classroom Assistants: Sabin is now an OSU Extension 4-H school! This partnership will greatly increase our access to quality and classroom-tested curriculum, lesson plans, and project kits. Coordinate with the garden educator and classroom teachers to increase your child's classroom participation in the gardens. Typical classroom garden times are 2:00-3:00pm. Hours: 3-10 hours per month.
3. Seed Starting Support: Assist the garden educator with the seed starting program by maximizing production. Preferred hours: 20 minutes per day. This is a great shared position!
4. Work Party Point Person: Assist the garden educator in planning monthly or bi-monthly community work parties for Sabin
School's edible and native gardens. Hours: 4-8 hrs per month.