VOLUNTEER - Outdoor Campus East

Gardening

Purpose: To care for the butterfly garden by planting, weeding, watering, and doing other assigned tasks as needed.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Plant butterfly host plants
  • Water plants as needed
  • Weed garden

Requirements/Skills:

  • Physically able to work standing or kneeling
  • Ability to carry up to 15 lbs.
  • Enjoy working outdoors.
  • Specific knowledge of the plants in the butterfly garden.

Training Required:

  • Volunteer orientation
  • Specific training given on individual basis

Time Commitment:

  • Seasonal (April - October)
  • Times and days vary, depending on the weather

Benefits:

  • Increase your knowledge about caterpillar host plants and butterfly nectar sources
  • Be a part of helping to create and maintain a well-known exhibit
  • An enjoyable atmosphere to participate in and meet people that love gardening and being outdoors
  • Opportunity to relax and have fun while learning
  • Increase your knowledge on perennials and annuals

Future Goals:

  • Maintaining a year round indoor exhibit with plants and butterflies

Questions or comments?

Contact Rachel Chamblin, Volunteer Coordinator
Email:
rachel.chamblin@state.sd.us

Address:
The Outdoor Campus
4500 S. Oxbow Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57106-4114