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Naples Botanical Garden

County: Collier, Lee
Categories Environment
Marketing/PR/Event Planning
Historical & Cultural Sites
Details: At Naples Botanical Garden our mission is to connect people with plants by conserving and researching the biological diversity of our collections and ecosystems; engaging our visitors in learning about plants, gardens and ecosystems; and inspiring our visitors to value plants, gardens and natural world.
Naples Botanical Garden also focuses on sustainability, best environmental practices, and the opportunity for students to see varied ecosystems of the world. We offer volunteer opportunities for FGCU Students seeking to complete Colloquium & Service Learning hours.
Job Description: At Naples Botanical Garden we offer:
∑Horticulture Work (Weekdays Mon-Fri 8am-12:30pm & Some Weekends Sat/Sun | 8:30am-1:30pm)
∑Childrenís Garden Assistant (Weekdays & Weekends | 9am-2pm or 8am-1pm in Summer)
∑ Herbarium Assistant (As needed & requested | 2-3 hour shifts)
∑Special Events (As needed | 5 hour shifts (parking lot, greeters, wayfinders, etc.)

We ask that students to please visit our website ( prior to volunteering.

Primary Contact:
Jackie Coppard| Volunteer Services Assistant
239.325.1928 | Direct phone line
Best form of communication through email

Secondary Contact:
Sally Richardson| Associate Director of Volunteer Services
239.325.1932|Direct phone line
Best form of communication through email
Times of Work: Weekdays daytime, Weekends daytime
Primary Contact: Mrs. Jackie Coppard
4820 Bayshore Drive
Naples, FL 34112
Phone: (239) 325-1928
Alt Phone: (239) 643-7275
Secondary Contact: Sally Richardson
Phone: (239) 325-1932
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: N
Benefits Offered: Naples Botanical Garden, Inc. secures liability insurance which provides for the payment of medical bills in the event of an injury on the Gardenís premises.
Additional Information: Please contact by email to schedule your service learning volunteer shifts with us. Our staff asks for several days notice before a student can be scheduled with them. Please provide name of student(s), weekly availability, and service learning deadline, in your contact email.
Thank you

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