Garden Club Volunteer

The Program
Do you love being outdoors? If so, we have an exciting opportunity to be part of the Open House Garden Club. Our team is dedicated to creating, maintaining, and improving the lovely gardens at Open House. The current focus of the team is to grow a vibrant and exciting outdoor area for our community. This is a chance to think creatively, practice and improve your gardening skills, get to know other like-minded people, and have fun.

The Position
Our garden club volunteers assist with maintaining and improving the Open House gardens and outdoor spaces.

Tasks may include:

  • Mowing lawns
  • Planting trees, seedlings, shrubs, and flowers
  • Landscaping projects
  • Weeding
  • Pruning trees
  • Soil improvement
  • Composting

We are looking for people who have a passionate green thumb, want to make new friends, and be a part of a growing community.


  • Ability to use standard gardening equipment, e.g., mowers, shears, shovels, clippers, edge trimmer, etc.
  • Ability to understanding and implement safe working practices.
  • Experience with gardening is preferred but not essential.
  • Ability to work without supervison.

Time Required
The Garden Club meet on Tuesdays from 9am to 2pm, with potential flexibility to get involved on other days and times as well.


  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Current National Police Check
  • Two professional referees


Note: Open House will conduct the Police Check and assist applicants to obtain the Working with Children Check at no cost to the applicant.