Website Nature's Nursery

Purpose: 

These volunteers aid in maintaining the outdoor areas, gardens, trails, and hardscaping at Nature’s Nursery locations. They also maintain healthy foliage in and around outdoor animal enclosures. We will be growing a minimum of greens for the animals, with the hope of more vegetables to lower our costs.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Use standard gardening equipment such as lawn mowers, pruning shears, shovels, clippers, etc. 
  • Trimming, mulching, weeding, or clearing brush 
  • Cutting grass areas 
  • Shoveling and/or plowing snow 
  • Gardening-planting, weeding, picking 

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Work cooperatively in a small team environment with staff and other volunteers 
  • Can perform repetitive tasks for an extended period of time 
  • Be willing to adopt, support, and communicate the mission of Nature’s Nursery 
  • Minimum age 18 
  • Up to date Tetanus vaccination 
  • Be self-motivated 
  • Knowledge of plants, gardening, and yardwork desired or willingness to train 

Time Commitments: 

  • Minimum of 4 hours per week during busy, planting and/or growing season  
  • Times vary 
  • May be called upon to help after weather damage 
You must be 18 years old to volunteer at Nature’s Nursery. You may optionally provide other information if you choose.
You may optionally provide other information if you choose.
I understand - Please be advised that animal diets prepared at our facility DO CONTAIN NUTS. Please advise us if you have any allergies.
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Questions regarding this application should be directed to volunteer@natures-nursery.org. This application will be given every consideration, but its receipt does not imply that the applicant will be accepted.
I understand that information obtained through my work as a volunteer may be considered privileged or proprietary information of Nature’s Nursery. I agree to keep all such information confidential except to the extent disclosure of such information is expressly authorized and directed by an official of Nature’s Nursery. In particular, I agree to make no statements or release any information about Nature’s Nursery to any news media except as expressly authorized by Nature’s Nursery.
I understand that handling wildlife is potentially dangerous because they are wild animals whose actions are unpredictable regardless of past behavior. If I should elect to handle animals, I assume all risks of handling animals including, but not limited to, being bitten, clawed, or otherwise injured.
I understand that this application does not create a contract for my volunteer service. I understand that if accepted, I am obliged to comply with any and all current and subsequently adopted policies. I understand that if accepted, my volunteer service may be dismissed at any time for any reason, with or without notice. I understand that no person is authorized to change any of the terms mentioned in this application.