If you’re interested in volunteering, take a look at the roles below for some ideas on how you can get involved.
We have lots of opportunities for all kinds of schedules, skill sets, abilities, and interests! There are also other volunteer events, projects, and positions available seasonally and as needs arise.
Victory Garden Project (VGP)
Volunteer: Knowledgeable in a particular field? Tell us about your talents, we have a place for you!
Workshop Instructor: Design and teach workshops about gardening and help gardeners get bountiful harvests.
Garden Builder: Help the VGP build gardens with families with limited incomes.
Gardener Support Team: Love gardening? Join a team of volunteers to support new gardeners via phone, social media, and in-person throughout the growing season.
Farm Volunteer: Help maintain the farm with interns and other volunteers.
Guest Teacher: Knowledgeable in a particular field? Teach a class or host a workshop with the youth.
Guest Chef with the Youth Food Team: Teach and support the Youth Food Team (high school students) in prepping a meal and snacks for their peers.
VGP Leadership Circle: Work with a group of dedicated volunteers to aide with decisions in VGP programs
GRuB Ambassador/Outreach: Enjoy talking about something you’re passionate about? Become an Ambassador for GRuB and represent us in the community and at special events! Serve as a host for events at GRuB during times outside of regular business hours.
Internships: Intensive seasonal opportunities, eligible for college credit and sometimes stipends. Past internships include farm, admin, budget, events, grants, and more.
Alumni Speakers Bureau: Have you participated in GRuB programs, directly or indirectly? (received a backyard garden, attended GRuB Youth Programs, parented a GRuB youth, etc.) Share your unique perspective and GRuB experience with people in the community!
Tend Gather & Grow
Nature Trail Maintenance: Help maintain the native plant trail adjacent to the GRuB Farm. Tend, Gather, & Grow teachers will be harvesting from this area for their native plant workshops.
Curriculum Editing: Do you have skills in editing or curriculum building? Help edit the new K-12 native youth centered curriculum.
Meal Prep & Kitchen Support: Help prepare a meal or dish for a GRuB event or support a chef with menu planning, shopping (with GRuB's finances), and kitchen prep work.
Set-Up/Clean-Up: Support GRuB event prep and wrap-up
Photography/Videography: Take photos or videos at special events
A/V & Tech: Skilled folks who can support audio and visuals at special event
Childcare Provider: Make opportunities accessible for parents and meaningful for children by providing childcare during workshops, meetings and orientations for adults.
Behind the Scenes Stewards
Office Support: Help GRuB with office tasks. Data entry, mini-projects, phone calls, etc.
Art/Design: Parking signs, market stand signs, the side of a building, flyers – we like to create functional art when possible
Cleaning: GRuB staff and volunteers all work together to care for our Farmhouse. Help keep our space clean and beautiful.
Maintenance/Building: Both in the farmhouse and on the farm, we can use support from folks skilled in carpentry/maintenance. Includes farm equipment maintenance and repair.
Interpreter/Translation: Help make our resources available to community members who speak/read a variety of languages!