by Jonah Holland, Public Relations & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Last week I had the pleasure of meeting brothers Braden and Charlie Dolbec, young adults who come to the Garden as part of the Garden’s Vocational Program to gain workforce development skills and job training. Braden and Charlie work in the Children’s Garden each week, along with their […]
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By Nicki, Youth Programs Developer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Ethan Lindsey is a youth volunteer who comes with The Founders Center of Commonwealth Autism (formerly Dominion School for Autism) to participate in the Garden’s Vocational Program, a program that offers community youth the opportunity to explore a variety of careers and vocational training. As part of […]
By Nicki, Youth Programs Developer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden has had an established recycling program for years, but one area we needed help with was our Children’s Garden recycling. Hundreds of school groups come each year to the Garden on field trips, and many bring cans and other items that can be […]
By Nicki, Youth Programs Developer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Job training for special needs youth has been expanding at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden through our Youth Vocational Program. The Vocational Program offers work experiences for special needs middle school and high school students who have vocational goals. Most of the young people participating in the […]