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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

  • Harvest Fair
    Sat. Sept 12; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Over 100 volunteers help in this hands-on community festival full of educational workshops, farmers, and fun. View available roles and sign-up today
  • Gala Auction
    Sat. Sept. 26
    Support our largest fundraising event of the year! Volunteers help out with set-up, serving food, greeting guests and more at this lively, fun and elegant event. Sign-up today!

    Questions? Contact volunteer@seattletilth.org.

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
          • Wetland Steward
            Help restore the wetlands at the Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands! Receive free training and support environmental stewardship and learning activities related to watershed ecology and conservation. For more information contact chrishoffer@seattletilth.org
        FOOD DISTRIBUTION
        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 all over the city.

          TEACHING
            • 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! 
          ADMINISTRATIVE/OUTREACH/COMMUNICATIONS
            • 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.
            • Graphic Design/Writing/Communications Support
              Assist with marketing activities at Seattle Tilth to promote our programs, activities and events in the greater Seattle area. Duties might include updating online media, proofreading, writing, simple graphic design, photography and other mass communications. Contact lizaburke@seattletilth.org.
          OTHER

      Internships

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

      Questions?

      Contact emilygordon@seattletilth.org


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