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Volunteer Opportunity - The Farm at Boston's Long Island Shelter


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Last updated on April 28, 2014

The Farm at Long Island Shelter is an organic vegetable and herb farm (and apiary and laying hens too) located on Long Island in Boston Harbor. The Farm helps feed hungry minds and bodies by producing over 25,000 pounds of high quality, first harvest produce for the homeless individuals, and by providing hands-on job training, work-readiness skills, life skills and education for homeless individuals as part of the Serving Ourselves Job Training Program. The Farm needs volunteers from March to November to assist with everything from planting to harvesting. The Farm can accommodate individuals and groups and is a great opportunity for your company's Community Service Day or for your school to get involved.

Like to work outdoors

This opportunity is sponsored by: Friends Of Boston's Homeless

This volunteer opportunity is available to the following types of volunteers
Older Adults  Large Group (11+)
Adults (26-54)  Small Group (2-10)
Families  Young Adults (18-25)
Individual
We need volunteers who are free at these times
Weekdays
This volunteer opportunity addresses the following social interests
Environment/Convservation  Hunger/Nutrition
Housing & Homelessness
We are looking for volunteers with the following skills
Landscaping

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Contact Person:
Mariann Bucina, Executive Director, (phone), (email)
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Address:
 12 Wise Street
Boston, MA 02130
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 Volunteer opportunities are available at both our shelters (Long Island Shelter, Boston Harbor Islands and Woods Mullen Shelter in the South End). Additionally, many volunteer opportunities can be carried out at your work, school or place of worship

Details where opportunity can also be performed


Web Site: http://www.fobh.org
Last updated on April 28, 2014


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