Community Garden Volunteer Opportunities

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Grow with us!

Garden Tomato Growing on a vineEach plot holder, regardless of plot size, agrees to volunteer a minimum of 15 hours per plot for the season. We want our Garden to present the best image possible for ourselves and for our community.

These volunteer hours will go quickly and can be fulfilled in many ways. You can get involved with and of the following subcommittees:

    1. Scheduled Workdays/
      Regular Cleanup
      Recommend volunteer workdays, schedule and oversee; oversee overall look of garden/make recommendations for cleanup, distribution of work; work with communications/volunteer coordinator for planning/notification of volunteers
    2. Communications
      Events; call tree/volunteer coordinator/maintain kiosk; record keeping; announcements; newsletter/website; hotline
    3. Compost Maintenance
      Oversee/maintain compost working with coordinator of scheduled workdays/regular; cleanup to determine if additional workdays are needed; create work schedule for gardeners, coordinate volunteers
    4. Maintenance/Misc. Projects
      Perform misc projects/cleanup/carpentry as needed; oversee watering system for common areas; make recommendations for items needed for the garden
    5. Tools/Carpentry/Shed
      Oversee/organize shed/maintain security of shed; make recommendations for tools needed; recommend and coordinate building projects/repairs
    6. Food Bank
      Planting and upkeep of food bank areas of garden; research and coordinate with local food banks for distribution of produce; cleanup of food bank areas at end of year; coordinate with other gardeners for use of their excess produce
    7. Planting/Plant Health
      Coordinate/recommend placement new plantings; recommendations to gardeners/education with plant problems
    8. Community Outreach/PR
      Plan/coordinate activities for the community within the garden; work with P&R for public relations opportunities for the garden
    9. Education 
      Plan and execute special events/classes for the gardeners working with the communications; events committee

Please record your volunteer hours using the volunteer log sheet (PDF file). A notebook is located in the mailbox of the Garden Kiosk. As you complete your hours record them in the book. It will be up to you to keep track of your hours and make sure they are completed by November 1.

If you are having trouble completing your hours, consider having a family member or friend help you out. Remember, if hours are not completed you will lose your gardening privileges and forfeit your Work Deposit.

If you have any problems, please contact a member of the Steering Committee and they will do everything possible to help you complete your hours:

  • Marty Repice: 303-549-0407