Elders Circle: Elder Garden Volunteers
School Garden Clean-up Work Party
Get your hands dirty and have fun with fellow elder earthkeepers!
Help us clean up a school garden!
The SPEC School Gardens program brings food gardens and food education to school children. During the summer school break, we maintain 9 gardens.
Date: Thurs August 4, 5-7:30 pm
Location: Queen Elizabeth Elementary School
Tools and other support will be provided by SPEC.
Call 604-736-7732 or email email@example.com
For more information, please call Barbara at 877 334 9965
2016 Summer market volunteers
The Westside Community Food Market celebrates local urban agriculture and the community every Thursday from 3 to 7 PM at 2305 West 7th Ave, Vancouver. You can get involved to help run this market, meet new people and enjoy locally grown and locally made food and art crafts.
With food and artisan vendors, music, a coffee/tea station and activities, the market becomes a community gathering space in the summer. It’s the perfect volunteer opportunity to do with a friend, or if you want to meet some new great volunteers!
Some of the volunteer tasks include:
Other opportunities arise often. Sign up to Become a Volunteer and you'll receive regular volunteer call outs by email.
Energy & Transportation Committee
The Energy & Transportation Committee is looking forward to a great 2016! We have an energetic team of new volunteers that are putting time and energy into some great projects! If you are dedicated and passionate, there's a place for you. The committee focuses on issues around fossil fuel reduction, alternative energy and education.The committee meets every third Wednesday of the month at 6:00PM at the SPEC office building. Email volunteer(at)spec.bc.ca or sign up to Become a Volunteer.
The Zero Waste committee had an amazing 2015, and now has laid the ground work to go forward on some really amazing ideas. The committee meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 PM at various locations. Email volunteer(at)spec.bc.ca or sign up to Become a Volunteer.
The Food & Environment Committee works on projects from school gardens to public education to land use issues. They need talented, dedicated people to help move their projects forward. Interested? email volunteer(at)spec.bc.ca and come to their next meeting! The committee meets mostly on the firts Tuesday of the month at 5:30PM at the SPEC office building