Volunteer

As a volunteer for Wasatch Community Gardens, you can help accomplish our mission of empowering people of all ages and incomes to grow and eat healthy, organic, local food. Volunteering with WCG is an opportunity to join with WCG staff and other volunteers to achieve a shared vision; gain knowledge, skills, and experience; and act as a steward of the resources with which we have all been entrusted.

For questions about volunteer opportunities, completing the application, or tracking your volunteer hours, please contact our Outreach and Volunteer Director, Amber Nichols, by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone at 801.359.2658 x11.

Volunteer Opportunities

Plant Sale Volunteers

The WCG Plant Sale Fundraiser is the biggest event of the year, requiring more than 250 volunteers to make it happen.  We couldnt do it without you!

Sign up for a volunteer shift here, where you can choose from different times needed and responsibilities.  All of our volunteers gain entry to the coveted pre-sale that takes place on Friday, May 11th from 7:30-8:30 pm. 

Small and Mighty Garden Crew

If you are looking for evening volunteer opportunites, the Small and Mighty Garden Crew is for you!  We will meet at WCG locations across the valley to take part in projects and talk about gardening. Locations are within 30 minutes of downtown.  We’ll be weeding, double digging, mulching, creating garden art, painting, planting, harvesting and cleaning out plot spaces depending on the time of year.  Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve your spot.
Our upcoming Garden Crew dates are:

Wed, May 23rd- 6pm-8pm, Escalante School Garden, 1810 West 900 North, SLC
Wed, June 6th- 6pm-8pm, Rose Park Community Garden, 871 N Cornell St (1525 W), SLC
Wed, May 23rd- 6pm-8pm, Cannon Greens Community Garden, 773 W 1300 S, SLC

Green Team Farm

The Green Team Farm is a 1.3-acre urban farm in the heart of Salt Lake's Depot District. It is home to a farm-based job training program that aims to simultaneously revitalize an underutilized urban area while providing opportunities for women who are facing homelessness. If you are interested in helping at the Green Team Farm, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to RSVP or for more information.

Compost Club- Tuesdays at 2:00
Join us on the Green Team Farm to build a compost pile while we talk about the keys to success for creating your own black gold for your garden.  The compost club runs from April - October.  Please RSVP in advance to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Other Volunteer Opportunities:

pdfHandy Person

pdfChicken Crew

pdfOffice Work

pdfSpecial Events

Volunteer Orientations

Our Volunteer Orientations are held in February and August.  Check back in for times and dates to come and learn about all of our volunteer opportunites.
Ready to start now?  Dont wait!  Email Amber at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to find a volunteer opportunity that is right for you!

Internships 

Our Internships have all been filled for this season, please check back in Fall of 2018

Volunteer Application

APPLY HERE