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VOLUNTEER NEEDED

Position: Tree For Me event support
Organization: Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation
Location: Toronto, Ontario

Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation has been helping Toronto transform its parks and green spaces since 2002. We work in partnership with the City of Toronto, community groups, neighbourhoods, individuals and the business community to reimagine local parks and improve the health of Toronto’s urban forest by supporting tree planting and stewardship efforts.

About the role:

Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation partners with community organizations to bring Tree For Me events to neighbourhoods across Toronto. Through the Tree For Me program, Toronto residents with room to plant a tree can sign up to receive a free native tree and pick it up at a community event. At Tree For Me events, participants take part in a short tree stewardship workshop prior to receiving their tree and mulch.

Tree For Me is powered by volunteers. TPTF is currently recruiting volunteers to help out at these community events. Some of the roles you might be asked to fill are: greeter, check-in/registration table, assisting with workshops, handing out trees, managing the mulch pile, taking photos, handing out information, etc.

Next training session:

Thursday, April 20th
6:30 p.m. -8:30 p.m.
St. Matthews Clubhouse, 450 Broadview Avenue, Toronto

Event Dates:

We ask that applicants be available for a minimum of two events. Please indicate on your application which events you are available to attend.

  1. April 6-9th Tree For Me at the Green Living Show

  2. April 22: Oakridge Park

  3. May 7th: Beaches Triangle

  4. May 10th: Glen Ravine Public School

  5. May 13:

    1. Rockcliffe-Smythe

    2. Regal Heights

  6. May 26th: Voice Integrative School

  7. May 27th:

    1. AginCourt Community Services

    2. Bayview Village

**June events to be announced soon.

Good to have:

  • Enjoy leadership roles and engaging with the public.

  • A willingness to learn about trees, tree care, and Toronto’s urban forest.

  • Comfortable working outdoors in a team environment.

  • Experience working at community events.

  • Availability on weekends in April/May.

  • Bonus points for bilingualism.

Apply

Please e-mail your resume and a brief covering letter to:
margo.mullin mask tptf.ca*
subject: Tree For Me event support

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GoodWork ID: 39703       Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Apr 13 2017