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Group: Horticulture

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Friends of the National Zoo is currently accepting volunteer groups to assist the Smithsonian's National Zoo's gardeners and horticulturists with a variety of projects around the Zoo, including raking, weeding, planting, mulching, cleaning signs and glass, preparing for events, and grounds clean up. Volunteer groups will be required to perform physical labor in an outdoor setting, rain or shine.

This is a one-day volunteer opportunity. Shifts are available Wednesday mornings from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Age Range: 
18+
Commitment: 
one-day
Special qualifications: 
Volunteers must be capable of outdoor physical activity, willing to get dirty and be able to work in all types of weather.
Training: 

Training will be provided on the job.

Location: 
Washington DC
Status: 
Open
Category: 
Groups
Contact phone: 
202-633-4456
Additional information: 

Group size should be between five and 15 people.