Native Plant Nursery Fall Program Application Form
Join a dedicated group of like-minded youth helping to grow hundreds of native plants & trees. Get hands-on experience working in an organic nursery & greenhouse, exploring the relationship between urban design & biodiversity while learning about Vancouver’s urban wildlife & native plant habitat. Develop leadership skills by participating in habitat restoration projects & community projects.

Upon completion of the program you will earn astipend ($100) for your time & commitment, gain community service hours towards graduation, and receive a certificate of participation from EYA.

There are 2 opportunities to join this program, either as a Participant volunteer (youth aged 14 - 20) or as a
Program Mentor (youth aged 18-25, either alumni of a past EYA program or youth with relevant experience)

PROGRAM DATES (Saturdays): September 22nd - November 17th (no session Oct 6th) (8 days total)
TIME: 10am - 2pm
LOCATIONS: Strathcona Community Gardens & Cottonwood Community Gardens

This is a popular program and space is limited, so get your application in early!

NOTE: The 9-day Program Mentor position (for youth ages 18 - 25) supports the Fall Youth Program; the Program Mentors will learn alongside participants while also practicing leadership skills, and assisting the EYA leaders to deliver the NPN Program. Mentors will also commit to meeting for 1 leadership training and orientation day at the garden (date TBD), as well as attend each Saturday session, arriving at 9:30am and helping wrap-up until 2:30pm. mentors must complete a (free) online Criminal Record check before the start of the program. Registration closes September 10th, 2018.

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