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Volunteer at Tilth Alliance's May Edible Plant Sale!

We need upwards of 500 volunteers at the sale during the week leading up to the event. Sign up today and attend the Early Bird Sale for free!

May EPS VolunteerThank you for your interest in volunteering at Tilth Alliance's May Edible Plant Sale! We'll need upwards of 500 volunteers at the main sale on Saturday and Sunday, May 4-5, at the Early Bird Sale on May 3, and in the week leading up to the event. Learn more about the May Edible Plant Sale. All volunteers are welcome to attend the Early Bird Sale on Friday for free!

Before You Sign Up:

  • New plant sale volunteers are asked to attend an orientation at the Good Shepherd Center (4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Suite 107). Returning volunteers are encouraged to attend if possible. 
  • Cashiers and Ticket Writers are required to sign up for an orientation. 
  • Sign up to attend a plant sale volunteer orientation!

Types of Volunteer Positions

To help you find a good fit, position descriptions are grouped below by the following categories:

  • Set-up: Help with office-related tasks prior to the event, or help set up tables, plants etc. to get the venue ready for the event.
  • Plant Sellers: Help customers find plants on the sales floor, and share your knowledge of edible plants within a specific variety.
  • Customer Service: Greet shoppers as they arrive, help at the information or volunteer booth, or help with ticket-writing and cashiering at check-out.
  • Post Event: Help inventory and pack up remaining plants, tables, or supplies, clean up the venue, or volunteer for post-event data entry the following week.

Not sure what you'd like to do? Sign up as a Floater (under "Customer Service") to be assigned a position when you arrive for your shift.

Sign Up!

Ready to get started? Sign up for a shift below! We'll send an email confirmation with additional details about what to expect. 

SET UP

Help with office-related tasks prior to the event, or help set up tables, plants etc. to get the venue ready for the event.


CUSTOMER SERVICE & SALE OPERATIONS

Greet shoppers as they arrive, help at the information or volunteer booth, or help with ticket-writing and cashiering at check-out.


PLANT SELLERS

Help customers find plants on the sales floor, and share your knowledge of edible plants within a specific variety.


POST EVENT

Help inventory and pack up remaining plants, clean up the venue, or volunteer for post-event data entry the following week.


Volunteers may be asked to help out with a job they did not sign up for. We do our best to keep volunteers on the jobs they've chosen or comparable ones, but some reassignments may be necessary and we appreciate your flexibility! If you are reassigned and are not comfortable doing a particular job, please let Tilth Alliance staff know.

Questions?

Contact volunteer@tilthalliance.org or (206) 633-0451 ext. 119.

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