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Happehatchee Center

County: Lee
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Details: Happehatchee Center is a sanctuary for peace and healing.
Our mission is to sustain the Happehatchee Eco-spiritual Center as it provides environmental and healing arts education. We preserve and honor Happehatchee’s vibrant land as a way to make sacred connections with our selves, each other, and Nature.

Our gates are open for Life Celebration Ceremonies, Meetings, Conferences, and Retreats. As well regular classes and workshops like Yoga and Meditation.

Job Description: Administrative: answering phone calls, clerical duties (filing, making copies, etc.)

Social Media-writing articles (blogs), Instagram, You Tube Videos

Grounds Maintenance:
-maintaining the gardens
-butterfly garden
-worm farm
-organic garden-
-herb garden
-plant nursery
-Composting bin
-Invasive plant removal

Happe Greeters:This requires a 4 hour commitment, at least twice monthly on Friday or Saturday.(Training will be provided)
-Greeting All Visitors and Volunteers
-Offering guided walking tours of the property and answering general questions

Happe Monitors:
-Set up and breakdown of activity space for classes and workshops
-Parking Lot, assisting and directing

Special Projects:
1) Science and Art Project at Happehatchee Center. Research Florida animals and birds footprints, paint tracks walking across floors and a wall mural as index, for children's environmental education. Contact: Dr. Grant at 239-822-7865 or write to
2) Sustainable Eco-Business Project at Happehatchee Center, Work on the creation of small Gift Shop, research potential local products and plan marketing strategies for sustainable Happehatchee bamboo creations such as: drums, drum mallets, planters and flutes. Contact: Dr. Grant at 239-822-7865 or write to
3)Earthworm Farm Project at Happehatchee Center. Research and build an earthworm farming structure to create organic fertilizer to use for the Happehatchee Center medicinal plants and to sell to sustain the Happehatchee Garden. Contact:
Dr. Grant at 239-822-7865 or write to
4) Create an ADA accessible Labyrinth Project at Happehatchee Center. Clear land and build a labyrinth with 3' wide paths. Contact: Dr. Grant at 239-822-7865 or write to
Times of Work: Weekdays daytime, Weekends daytime
Primary Contact: Ms. Julie Hendrickson
8791 Corkscrew Rd.
Estero, FL 33928
Phone: (239) 992-5455
Alt Phone: (239) 992-5455
Secondary Contact: Alberita Johnson
Phone: (239) 992-5455
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: N
Benefits Offered: Happehatchee Center a Sanctuary for Peace and Healing monthly healing circles are made available free of charge for FCGU volunteers
-1st Friday Reiki & Crystal Bowl Meditation
-2nd Friday Spirit Sound
-3rd Friday Women's Empowerment and Spiritual
Balance Circle
-4th Friday Drum Circle
-4th Friday Drum Circle
Please check our website for details and times
Additional Information: Volunteers MUST wear long pants and close to shoes.
Volunteers are encouraged to bring water and a snack to share.
We encourage you to become involved in a task or project you feel passionate about related to the environment and Happehatchee.
We offer three types of Volunteer opportunities, 1-Tasks, 2-Projects and 3-Special Projects.
-Tasks may change from week to week
-Projects are sustained through completion of said project
-Special Projects are sustained through completion

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