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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.

Events

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 leikasuzumura@seattletilth.org

      ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP
        • Composting and Recycling Education
          Become an expert at recycling, backyard composting, waste prevention and soil building -- join a growing community of people empowered to share knowledge with friends, neighbors and the community at large. Take part in Seattle Tilth’s training opportunities this spring in Seattle, Kirkland and Kent.
      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. 

        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.
        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. 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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