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:
- Volunteer at our Farm BBQ on Sunday, Sept. 21. Help prepare and serve a delicious farm fresh meal to community members and join us to celebrate Seattle's largest urban farm.
- Volunteer at our Gala Auction on Saturday October 18. Over 100 volunteers help make this event a success! Plus, it's a fun way to support Seattle Tilth programs.
Find out more about each of our gardens and farms and what makes them unique!
- NORTH SEATTLE
- SOUTHEAST SEATTLE
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 email@example.com.
- 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.
- FARM AND GARDEN
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
* Pickering Garden (Issaquah). Tuesdays and/or Saturdays 9 a.m-2 p.m. and/or Thursdays 4:30-8 p.m.Contact email@example.com.
- Good Food Bag Volunteer
Help make good food from local farmers more accessible in the community! Volunteers needed to pack Good Food Bags, a subsidized weekly bag of sustainable, fresh produce sourced from local farmers. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.Thursdays: 10 a.m.-noon - Packing at Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands.
- FOOD DISTRIBUTION
- Children's Garden Volunteer Naturalists
Lead kids on Earth Steward sensory tours of the Children's Garden during weekdays, working with school groups and field trips in the garden. Learn about organic gardening and teaching while having loads of fun! Shifts weekday mornings and afternoons depending on tour schedule.* Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands (SE Seattle), contact email@example.com.
* Good Shepherd Center (Wallingford), contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Outreach Team
Join our outreach team, and get trained on all of the things Seattle Tilth does. Do outreach and tabling at community events and talk to interested people about Seattle Tilth's work, programs, opportunities, and ways to get involved. Contact email@example.com.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Events Support
Provide support to Seattle Tilth's events team for our Gala Auction by helping with item procurement and donor outreach, assisting with auction database, providing outreach to potential attendees, helping coordinate logistics, and coordinating with staff and volunteers to create a successful event. 5-10 hours/week. Contact email@example.com.
- ADMINISTRATIVE/OUTREACH/ EVENTS
Interested in getting class credit or being more involved with Seattle Tilth? Check out our current list of Internship Positions.