Dartmouth North Community Food Centre (Grow-a-Row for the Dartmouth North Community Food Centre)

Organization Name: Dartmouth North Community Food Centre
Opportunity Title: Grow-a-Row for the Dartmouth North Community Food Centre
Category: Social and Community Service
Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: August 4, 2016
End Date: August 4, 2020

Email: rachaelgardiner1@gmail.com
Website: http://www.dartmouthfamilycentre.ca/community-food-centre/
Details:
  • Appropriate for youth (i.e.
  • less than 18)
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
Opportunity Description:

Dartmouth North is an under-served and high-needs area with a dearth of community gathering spaces and lack of access to fresh and healthy food. DNCFC is a response to this need; we offer free nutritious community meals, as well as cooking and gardening programs and a weekly affordable produce market for the community members.   In order to ensure the sustainability and growth of our programs, we are launching a Grow-a-Row program, and reaching out to gardeners across HRM who may be interested in participating. Grow-a-Row is an initiative in which gardeners commit to planting and donating a row or portion of their produce to DNCFC, to be used in meal and cooking programs. As peak planting season has passed, this year we are primarily seeking harvest donations. However, we are planning to launch the full program in the upcoming year where gardeners could register online to commit to growing a designated row in their garden for DNCFC. If you are interested in getting involved, we’d love to hear from you! Contact Rachael Gardiner: rachaelgardiner1@gmail.com Rob Macneish: rmacneish@dartmouthfamilycentre.ca

Apply For Volunteer Opportunity




Get Directions

6 Primrose Street, Dartmouth NS

Other Dartmouth North Community Food Centre Volunteer Opportunities

Good Food Cafe Volunteer Facilitator

Organization: Dartmouth North Community Food Centre
Category: Social and Community Service
Description: Volunteer Position: Good Food Café Volunteer Facilitator ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE: The Good Food Café Volunteer Facilitator reports directly …Read More

Other Social and Community Service Volunteer Opportunities

Dartmouth Volunteer Visitor

Organization: VON Greater Halifax
Description: Position Description: We are looking for friendly individuals who would like to volunteer their time to provide socialization and friendship …Read More

Volunteer with the Adult Day program

Organization: Ocean View Continuing Care Center
Description: Recruiting caring volunteers to assist staff in the Adult Day program for dependent seniors. Duties include: assisting with …Read More

Great Things in Store – Thrift Store Positions

Organization: Parker Street Food & Furniture Bank & Skills Development Centre
Description: GREAT THINGS IN STORE THRIFT STORE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES Gain valuable experience helping out in one of Parker Street Food & Furniture …Read More

Emergency Response Team (ERT) Supervisor

Organization: Canadian Red Cross (CRC)
Description: Do you want to make a difference in your community? Join the world’s largest humanitarian network. The Canadian Red Cross, a not for profit, …Read More

English as an Additional Language (EAL) Tutor

Organization: Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS)
Description: Volunteer Tutors are matched one-on-one with a newcomer to teach English during home visits and/or in the community. You create lesson plans …Read More