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Opportunity Details

Plant It Forward in Newark

Join a team of passionate volunteers who are dedicated to local farming. Maintaining current planting beds, creating new ones, planting, digging, watering, weeding, composting, are just some of the tasks you will be assisting with. The mission of Planting Seeds of Hope is to create and nurture new projects that positively transform the communities and the people that participate. Come be a part of something special!

  • Volunteers will receive a brief orientation upon arrival
  • Volunteers must bring their own face covering & latex gloves 
  • Rubber gloves will be provided 
  • Willingness to change activities throughout your time is a plus
  • Please wear work clothes you feel comfortable getting dirty (including shoes)
  • Work gloves, sunblock, water and snacks are all recommended for volunteers to bring
Quick Tips

  • Following specific instructions regarding each task to help make everyone have a positive experience

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Environment, Civic & Community
Cleaning,Gardening/Planting,Debris Removal

Age Minimum (with Adult): 12+, Minimum Age:16+

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