PGK (Project Giving Kids) is now Create the Change®!

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Disclaimer - Create the Change® partners with nonprofit organizations that we believe offer age-appropriate service opportunities for youth and families. All of our partners sign a collaboration agreement promising to provide age-appropriate activities in a safe environment. Create the Change® does not run, host, or facilitate the service opportunities seen here, nor are we responsible in any way for the management (financial or otherwise) of the organizations we feature. Always be sure to research the nonprofit organization and service opportunities available to make sure it's a good fit for you before getting started. You may find the organization's contact information on their profiles.

Duration

1 - 2 hrs

Directions

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How Often Is This Offered?

Seasonally (Spring, Summer, Fall)

Age Range

  • K - 2nd
  • 3rd - 5th
  • 6th - 8th
  • High School

Help Required

Adult

Description

Plant. Weed. Prune. Tasks depend on the season and the needs in our garden. The Children's Room holds several Garden Volunteer Days throughout the year. No experience necessary! All garden days are lead by our dedicated Master Gardener Volunteer and our TCR Lead Garden Volunteer.

What's Needed To Complete

We have a well equipped shed so no need to bring anything. Just wear closed-toe shoes and clothing you don't mind getting a little dirty!

Whose Help Is Required

We welcome individual volunteers, as well as groups from businesses and community organizations.

Special Requirements

Kids and adults comfortable with using garden tools and getting a little bit dirty!

How It Makes A Difference

Our garden volunteers play an important role in making The Children™s Room a welcoming and peaceful oasis for grieving children, teens, and families.

Where to Serve

In-Person/On Site

Instructions

For individuals and groups interested in volunteering in our garden, please email Nicole at mailto:nicole@childrensroom.orgnicole@childrensroom.org. You will be added to our Garden Volunteer mailing list to keep you updated on garden needs and dates. You can also ask for a specific date to volunteer in our garden with the option of learning more about TCR through a guided tour. Contact Nicole at mailto:nicole@childrensroom.orgnicole@childrensroom.org or 781-641-4741 to schedule a time to volunteer as an individual or group. Let them know you found the Gardening volunteer opportunity on Create the Change® ® ® ®. Find a time that works for you, The Children's Room and someone who needs to drive you, if applicable. Let them know if you are available and interested in also getting a quick tour of The Children's Room so you have a better understanding and appreciation of what you are supporting. Be sure to show up on time and follow instructions. Have fun. Ask questions. Come back again!

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