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

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, March 28th - 6pm-8pm, Grateful Tomato Garden, 600 E 800 S, SLC

Wed, April 11th- 6pm-8pm, Cannon Greens, 773 W 1300 S, SLC

Thur, April 19th- 6pm-8pm, Escalante School Garden, 1810 W 900 N, SLC

Wed, April 25th- 6pm-8pm, Location TBD

Thur, May 3rd- 6pm-8pm, Riley Elementary, 1410 S 800 W, SLC

Wed, May 9th- No Small & Mighty Garden Crew this week- but please volunteer with us at the plant sale on May 11th & 12th!

Community Garden Work Parties

Please join our community gardeners to help with the beautification and maintenance of our community gardens, and for larger projects.  Many hands make light work! Tasks include weeding, mulching, building-up growing beds with fresh soil, and other general gardening. Check back regularly as these parties occur ad hoc.  Our next work party is:

Please check back in the spring for our next work party!

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.

Green Team Farm is on hiatus!  Please check back in early spring.

Other Volunteer Opportunities:

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Volunteer Orientations

Join us for our Volunteer Open House on February 24, 2018 at the Wasatch Community Gardens Office to learn more about all of our volunteer opportunities and find the perfect one for you!
10:30am -12:00pm
824 South 400 West, Suite B127 · Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
Families with Children and Teens welcomed and encouraged!


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

Volunteer Application