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The Farm at Cedar Woods

The Farm at Cedar Woods

The Farm at Cedar Woods is a 28 acre agri-therapy farm for people with barriers, primarily mental illness.

Keywords: Mental Health , Environment , Camps



The Farm at Cedar Woods
2660 Holden Corso Road, Nanaimo, BC V9X1M7

The Farm at Cedar Woods url http://www.thefarmatcedarwoods.ca/

The Farm at Cedar Woods Phone Number 250-323-3553

The Farm at Cedar Woods Email address jen.legrand@thefarmatcedarwoods.ca



Volunteer Information for The Farm at Cedar Woods

What services does your organization provide?
The Farm provides a supportive environment for people with developmental and social challenges where they can gain valuable skills.


Do you have any age requirements?
18 years old unless special arrangements are made.


Do you require language proficiency other than in English?
No.


What time commitment(s) are you expecting from a volunteer?
Minimum of 4 hours per week.


Are there any other requirements for being a volunteer?
Patience


Are there any specific skills and experience required?
An interest in farming, animals, and helping others.


What type of volunteer positions are typically available?
Mentor volunteers who work directly with participants and maintenance volunteers who come to The Farm to assist with projects.


Do you provide training for volunteers?
Volunteer orientation for mentor volunteers. Ongoing instruction to various chores and farming methods.


What are the typical volunteer activities occurring at your organization?
Animal care, Garden and Greenhouse work, Landscaping, Trail building, Maintenance (fences, buildings), Kitchen help.


How will a person benefit from volunteering with The Farm at Cedar Woods?
A person may gain rewarding connections interacting with people with barriers. Gardening and farming skills.


Do you accept high school students?
Yes, under certain circumstances.




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