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Volunteer Opportunities

Get involved, meet people, and learn new skills as a volunteer

Volunteers are essential to the success of Seattle Tilth!
Build professional and personal skills, meet people and contribute to the community while volunteering at Seattle Tilth.  Interested?  Follow these steps:

    1. Please complete a required Volunteer/Intern Registration Form.
    2. Next, attend a required Volunteer Orientation.

Locations

Find out more about each of our gardens and farms and what makes them unique!

Volunteer by Interest


          COOKING AND NUTRITION
          • Community Kitchens Northwest (CKNW)
            Help bring people together to cook and eat as a community. Participate in community dinners, lead after school cooking clubs, and assist with trainings for community partners. By sharing cooking skills, nutrition knowledge and food traditions, CKNW gives people the tools they need to eat well every day. For more information contact lauramcgrath@seattletilth.org

        FARM AND GARDEN
          • Veggie Crews: April-October
            Each year garden volunteers grow hundreds of pounds of organic produce that we donate to local food banks, support our education program, and sustainably maintain our community learning gardens in North and South Seattle. 
            • Drop-in Work Parties

              Learn about organic food growing techniques while maintaining our farms and gardens.  Work parties happen weekly in Wallingford, SE Seattle and Issaquah.

            • Garden Steward

              Learn about sustainable landscape management and organic food gardening while practicing leadership skills in one of Seattle Tilth's gardens. 3-10 hours per week.

              * Bradner Gardens Park (Mt. Baker), contact careythornton@seattletilth.org.
              * Pickering Garden (Issaquah). Tuesdays and/or Saturdays 9 a.m-2 p.m.Contact falaahjones@seattletilth.org.
          TEACHING
          ADMINISTRATIVE/OUTREACH/ EVENTS
            • Street Promotions Team
              Help distribute postcards and posters for our events! Pick an area of your choice and ask permission from businesses. Visit libraries, rec centers, coffee shops, bars etc. Contact lizaburke@seattletilth.org.
            • Data Entry/Administrative Support
              Provide data entry support for Seattle Tilth, including entering volunteer hours, donations and memberships. Help with administrative tasks such as filing, mailing, and making photocopies. Flexible scheduling 2-8 hours per week M-F, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Contact emilygordon@seattletilth.org
            • Just Garden Support
              Support Just Garden in a variety of ways, including assisting with office tasks, working on program surveys and evaluations, providing event support, with potential to expand range of activities as season continues. There is some flexibility in this position, although the above activities will be central. 10-15 hrs/week with flexible scheduling from October to December, with potential to continue in the new year. Contact justgarden@seattletilth.org.
          OTHER
            • Driving Instructor for Seattle Youth Garden Works
              Help youth program assistant staff learn how to drive. Many of the youth in our program are in need of a driver’s license in order take to meet their personal professional and financial goals. They are lacking of adult allies with access to vehicles who can help them to learn to drive and to gain the confidence they need to take and pass the driver’s license test. This summer we piloted the program with success and helped the first program assistant get his driver’s license. Must have own vehicle and vehicle insurance. Scheduling is flexible, and to be arranged between adult ally and youth program assistant. Driving practice will be based out of the Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands (SE Seattle). Contact katiepencke@seattletilth.org.

      Internships

      Interested in getting class credit or being more involved with Seattle Tilth? Check out our current list of Internship Positions.

        HURRAY TO ALL OF OUR VOLUNTEERS - PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE!

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