Volunteer Opportunities 2018


2018 Volunteer Opportunities!


School Garden Work Parties

School garden work parties will be held through October on weekday afternoons from 5-6pm to do some much-needed maintenance at school gardens around town. Dates and times will be scheduled as needed - usually a few per month. We'll bring a water jug, tools, and gloves, so all you need to do is show up with a water bottle!


JMG 2nd Grade Garden Class Educators

Throughout the 2018/19 school year, The Garden Project is looking for volunteers to help with Junior Master Gardener lessons in Durango 9-R elementary schools. We will teach a monthly lesson to every second grade class at seven schools around the county, running through the whole school year (except January). 


School Garden Committee Member:

Garden committees are made up parents, teachers, students, and community members. These committees are tasked with maintaining the garden, organizing work days, etc. 


Food For Everyone Volunteer Opportunities 2018

Manna Soup Kitchen Garden Workdays:

Every Wednesday morning from 9:00am - 11:00am, April through the end of October, the Manna garden holds a workday. Open to anyone all levels of gardening skills!


Produce Donation Pick ups:

Periodically through out the summer, the Manna Soup Kitchen will need volunteers to pick up produce from local farmers and gardeners to supply fresh veggies for The Manna Market Free Produce Stand. 


Manna Market Free Produce Stand

Wednesday evenings from 4:30pm - 6:00pm, June through October the Manna Soup Kitchen hosts a FREE produce stand for food insecure community members. Manna is looking for volunteers to help families in need by working the produce stand.


Community Volunteer Opportunities 2018

Ohana Kuleana Community Garden Workdays:

The second to last Sunday of the every month, May through October, the Ohana Kuleana Community Garden will host workdays.


Ohana Kuleana Community Garden Mentorship:

The OK community garden is looking for experienced gardeners to mentor some of our newer gardeners.


Tour de Farms Event

The Garden Project's summer fundraiser, Tour de Farms, is a bicycle tour of local farms and gardens which will be held August 19th in Bayfield. 


Apple Days Event Booth

Apple Days is an event hosted by Growing Partners of The Southwest on October 7th. Volunteers are needed to help run our booth from 11:00am - 4:00pm


Farmers Market Info Booth

Throughout the Farmers Market season, volunteers are needed to promote The Garden Project. 


Garden Project Board Member

Apply to be on the board of The Garden Project. Help us grow a healthier community by joining our team!



To sign up for any of these opportunities please contact Matt Bristol at matt@thegardenprojectswcolorado.org