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Volunteer Spotlight: Chris Mihalik

While most people head to the grocery store or a local farmer’s market for produce, Mercer volunteer Chris Mihalik only has to walk outside. “I grow and eat a lot of my own vegetables,” she said. “I don’t have to spend much time in the produce section at the grocery store.” Mihalik grows zucchini, pumpkin, […]

Meet Jones Park Volunteer Coordinator Brent Wilkins

Brent Wilkins has loved nature and the outdoors for as long as he can remember. Wilkins grew up exploring the wilds of Oklahoma with his father and grandfather and began volunteering with exotic animals before graduating high school. As an adult, he’s worked as a zookeeper, environmental programs specialist, and now as the volunteer coordinator […]

2020 March Mart Volunteer Opportunities

It’s More Than a Two-Day Sale! Volunteer Opportunities start early! In addition to the March Mart plant sale on March 20 and 21, there are several volunteer opportunities that begin in February and early March. Visit the March Mart page and fill out an application to see all the possibilities! If you have any questions, […]

March Mart Volunteers Needed

The March Mart Plant Sale at Precinct 4’s Mercer Botanic Gardens is just around the corner. Like any spectacular event, it takes lots of dedicated hands to put on such a large-scale plant sale. Mercer needs your help, and now is the time to volunteer! “We welcome individuals and groups – garden and community club […]

Sign up now to volunteer at March Mart 2020!

  The Texas Gulf Coast’s premier plant sale is just around the corner, featuring a variety of unusual and hard-to-find plants, trees, and shrubs. Like any spectacular event, it takes lots of dedicated hands to put on such a large-scale plant sale. Mercer needs your help, and now is the time to get signed up […]

Holiday Volunteer Outreach | Christmas Eve Super Feast

Join Precinct 4 Encore! for a unique volunteer opportunity preparing food for the 41st Annual Thanksgiving Super Feast. These annual events are held at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Each year, thousands of individuals and families are served a hot and nutritious meal during the holiday season. Register online at www.hcp4.net/encore/events or call 713-274-4050 for assistance registering. […]

Holiday Volunteer Outreach | Thanksgiving Super Feast

Join Precinct 4 Encore! for a unique volunteer opportunity preparing food for the 41st Annual Thanksgiving Super Feast. These annual events are held at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Each year, thousands of individuals and families are served a hot and nutritious meal during the holiday season. Register online at www.hcp4.net/encore/events or call 713-274-4050 for assistance registering. […]

2019 Fall Volunteer Opportunities

Join the JJPV team to help us bring exciting and educational events to the community.  Volunteer Appreciation Party Monday, Aug. 26, at 7 p.m.  Conservation Connections Every Wednesday (beginning Sept. 4), from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  Pioneer Vegetable Gardening Saturday, Sept. 7, from 9 a.m. to noon.  Native American Heritage Day Saturday, Sept. 14, […]

Top Volunteers Go Down in History

Top Mercer volunteers were honored in May at a celebration recognizing 45 years of service, commitment, and community at Mercer Botanic Gardens. Fifteen volunteers who have contributed more than 2,000 hours received engraved walkway pavers, which were installed between the staff building and greenhouses. Collectively, these recipients have volunteered more than 38,000 hours at Mercer […]

Fall Plant Sale and Pollinator Festival Volunteers Needed

Volunteer opportunities are available for anyone who would like to assist during Mercer’s specialty plant sales on Saturday, Sept. 7 and Saturday, Nov. 23. Volunteers will also have opportunities to be greeters, cashiers, ticket writers, Mercer Café staff, wagon wranglers and more for the Pollinator Festival on Saturday, Oct. 5. Volunteers ages 16 and older […]

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