Volunteer Opportunities

Auburn friendship garden

Friendship Garden Volunteers will support newly arrived migrants and refugees, at the Auburn Centre for Community, to grow their own food and foster a sense of belonging. The volunteer will assist the gardener and participants with gardening and other horticulture related activities, preparing lunch, facilitating connections between participants, and offering community language assistance.

Volunteers must be able to attend the Friendship Garden on a Thursday.

If you require an adjustment at any time during the application process please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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