Volunteer at the Columbus Commons!
Lend a hand in the gardens in the heart of downtown! Help horticulture staff from Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens keep the 12,000 square feet of display gardens at the Columbus Commons looking beautiful. Stay and have fun afterwards at the free live concert and relax with a free drink, courtesy of the Columbus Commons.
When: Saturday, September 1, 2018, 10AM – 12PM
Event Leaders: Paul@columbusgivesback.org
Parking: Volunteers will get free parking in the Rich St. Garage.
How to find the Group: After parking in the Rich St. Garage, exit on foot towards Rich St. Cross the street to the Commons and head towards the carousel. Horticulture staff will meet you there. Staff will be wearing green shirts and khaki pants.
What to expect: All volunteers will go through a short orientation/training explaining the morning’s projects. Then all volunteers will assist the Horticulture staff with various garden projects which may include: watering, weeding, pruning, cutting back perennials, and detailed plant grooming. Volunteers will be on their feet and moving around for the time that they’re here, bending, squatting, and kneeling too. There are restrooms and water fountains on site.
Attire: Attire should be something casual, comfortable and that can get dirty, layers are recommended. Please no sandals/open toed shoes. Volunteers will be in full sun, so hats, sunscreen recommended.
Misc: We do not have a secure area to lock up belongings.
About Columbus Gives Back: We love Columbus, young professionals, and getting involved! Our mission is to connect young professionals across central Ohio and engage them in our communities through 35-40 social volunteer and philanthropic opportunities per month.
#SocialTwist: After the event, we encourage you to join us for food or drinks and have fun with other cool volunteers like you!
Cancellation Policy: Due to the nature of our events, an accurate headcount is important. Please contact one of the event coordinators if you have RSVP’ed but are unable to attend this event.