Volunteering

Where can I help?

If you have a passion to help others, there are so many volunteer opportunities with the garden club and we need your help!  See below for what you can get involved in. Follow the links for more information or to sign up.  Note that some volunteer opportunities are seasonal and are not available to sign-up year round.

 

Please see those committees and respond via the links if you can help out.

Thank you, volunteers!  Your leadership, time, skills and commitment are greatly appreciated!!!

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EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Providing leadership and service to our club and community

Our executive committee provides oversight and guidance for our club, manages our finances and other tracking needed.

President: Sue Williamschen

Vice President: Laura Thompson

Treasurer: Carol Edmunds

Secretary: Rachel Haukoos

Each role is a 2 year service to the club.

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PROGRAMS COMMITTEE

 Organizing club programs including monthly speakers and tours

Programs Committee plays a key role in organizing monthly events for the club including special guests. A lot of organizing, planning and communicating goes into hosting these.

Learn More and Volunteer...

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COMMUNICATIONS & TECH COMMITTEE

Assisting with communications & tech tools --website, facebook, flyers...

The Communications Committee provides a variety of communications and social media services including newsletters, website technical management and updates, Facebook technical management and updates, and other mediums. This committee supports technology tools to allow other committees to be most effective in their responsibilities and communications.

 

Learn More and Volunteer...

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MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE

Assisting with membership of our club ---welcoming, registering...

 

Our membership committee assists with all membership-related activities including new memberships each year, name tags, check-in and welcome information.

 

Learn More...

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PLANT SALE COMMITTEE

Managing our annual plant sale --our biggest fundraiser

Club members donate plants from their garden to sell as our primary fundraiser each year.  Assistance is needed with setup, plant donations, hosting, wrap-up.

Learn More...

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COMMUNITY GARDENS

Tending community park gardens for the enjoyment of all

Every summer, we volunteer to tend to several parks throughout Lakeville, including watering, planting, fertilizing and weeding. We request a one week commitment per sign-up.

Learn more and volunteer...

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SUNSHINE PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Sharing kindness and uplifting those in need in our club

 

Our Sunshine Program Committee accepts requests from club members to give to those in need within the club, such as a family loss.

Learn More...

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PAN-O-PROG FLOWER SHOW

Hosting our annual Flower Show during Lakeville's Pan-O-Prog

 

The club hosts the Lakeville Panorama Of Progress (Pan-O-Prog) Flower Show in Downtown Lakeville. Help is needed in set up, hosting the day of, and take down.

Please see Events for the most up to date information.

Learn More or Sign up...

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BENEVOLENCE COMMITTEE

Serving our community 

 

The club participates in a variety of Benevolence activities throughout the year. This committee researches opportunities, arranges activities, and helps to coordinate our charitable giving.

Learn More or Sign up...

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PAN-O-PROG PARADE

Spreading garden joy throughout the community in the parade

Since 2017, the club has participated in the Lakeville Pan-O-Prog parade, to share more about our club. Volunteers help with decorating the float/truck, participating in the parade, managing it and any cleanup.

NOTE: The Parade will be held again this year! Please see events for the most up to date information.

Learn More or Sign up... 

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HOLIDAY PARTY COMMITTEE

Celebrating the end of the season with great food and fellowship

 

Each year we end the season with a wonderful Holiday Party including food, door prizes, recognition of members and more.

Learn More... 

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OTHER FUNDRAISERS COMMITTEE

Managing various fundraisers for the club...

 

The fundraising committee provides other opportunities to raise money for the club besides the Plant Sale. This currently includes a Gift Card Fundraising Sale.

Learn more about Gift Cards... 

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HISTORIAN

Managing the history of our club including photos, information, and more...

 

As a historian, the history of our club is captured in photos and documents, and the information is shared with others.

Learn more about Historian