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:
- March Edible Plant Sale
Saturday, March 14, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to help prep plants, set-up, check-out, cashier, tear-down and much more. SIGN UP NOW! Do you know edible plants? Educate customers about plant varieties and sign up to be a plant seller! Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
* Good Shepherd Center (Wallingford), 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..
- 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 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.