Date(s) - 10/01/2020 - 10/09/2020
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Duties – Bedrock Greeters/Wayfinders:
Greeters and wayfinders welcome visitors to Bedrock and guide them into the garden from our new parking area. Greeters may be stationed at the parking lot or on key pathways in the garden. This position requires standing for long periods, but if there is an available bench or if volunteers bring their own chair, they are welcome to sit. A brief orientation will be provided when you arrive at the gardens for your shift.
Address: 19 High Road
Uniform: Full GSA uniform, with GSA shirt, GSA name tag, khaki pants/skirt/shorts, and comfortable outdoor shoes
Sign up/Dates: on Bedrock Garden’s Sign up page: https://signup.com/group/1237018290088480057
Parking: in new parking lot
Contact: If you have any questions, contact Bedrock Garden’s volunteer coordinator, Deb Nugent, at email@example.com or call at (603)978-2445.
Bedrock Garden Guidelines:
- Stay home if sick.
- We encourage touchless payments.
- Social distancing of at least six feet is to be maintained at all times.
- Masks are required if near other people.
- The bathroom will be open, and we will be wiping down surfaces every two hours.
- Bring your own disinfectant, drinking water, and masks (we do have a bottle filler, but not a bubbler)
Adults $10. Children 12 and under free.
Testimonial from the July 4th Weekend:
It was a beautiful day to be in the gardens, and there were many visitors. Many of them told us that they heard about Bedrock Gardens when it was on Chronicle recently. When we signed up to volunteer, the job description said that there would be mostly standing. One person in the parking lot and one in the garden. We were pleasantly surprised when we were told that we would be working together in the shade of a beautiful tree where there were 2 benches.
John and Deb were very helpful. Deb greeted us and told us to first take a walk around the gardens to become familiar with the area. We did, and Deb explained our jobs and answered our questions when we returned. Our assignment was to greet guests, help them find their way to the beginning path, explain where they should go and answer questions. Guests were given a very informative brochure with the history and a map of the trails and gardens with sites of interest numbered and explained on the map.
We brought our water, masks, sunscreen, etc. It was a very enjoyable day for us and all the visitors with whom we spoke on their way out. They are open 10-4 on Tuesday – Friday and the first and third weekends of the month.
~GSAs Kathy & Tony G.
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