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PCCC Digging and Burial Volunteer Training

  • Prairie Creek Lodge 7204 County Road 234 Gainesville, FL, 32641 United States (map)

Have you ever been interested in volunteering at Prairie Creek Conservation Cemetery (PCCC), but not sure where to start?

Join us Saturday May 5th where we will be hosting a volunteer training workshop where prospective volunteers can learn about what is involved in volunteering as a grave digger and/or a member of our burial team.

The first half of the workshop from 11:00-12:30 will will cover how we dig graves, after which we will take a break for lunch and snacks back at the Lodge. At 1:00 pm we will resume with a tutorial for being a burial team volunteer.

Several of our volunteers never miss a burial. These burial team volunteers return again and again for the comradery and the deeply felt connection with life that is almost indescribable. Sterling Davenport, in our volunteer spotlight from the Summer 2017 Newsletter  summed it up beautifully: Death is part of life; with every burial, I am reminded of what’s precious about existence and about where my priorities should be.

Whether you become a volunteer or not, we invite you to take advantage of this opportunity to learn more about Prairie Creek Conservation Cemetery.

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