Volunteer

Our current volunteer opportunities are listed below. Sign up by filling out the form at the bottom of the page, or contact our volunteer coordinator, Katie Arney for more details. Thanks for your help, we sincerely appreciate it! Additionally, please note: while we welcome all volunteers, we are unable to sign off on court-appointed community service hours.

 

Recurring Events

Second Saturday Community Farm Work Days

Every Second Saturday of the month 10am – 12pm @ 235 Northside Drive

Come volunteer on the second Saturday of every month to help keep Williams Farm operating at its full potential!

Activities that take place here include:

  • Landscaping
  • Mulching
  • Planting and Gardening

Volunteers can expect to get outside, get their hands dirty, and help contribute to an invaluable community resource!

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Gardening at Williams Farm
235 Northside Drive

We are looking for members of the community who would like to come and lend a helping hand at our Williams Farm!

Volunteers will:

Help with farm tasks such as planting, weeding, harvesting, and washing and packing freshly harvested veggies that will be distributed to our farmers market, local restaurants, and our farm share program.

Volunteer shifts are scheduled for:

  • Tuesdays: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Thursdays: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Read more about Williams Farm and its mission here

Gardening at the West Broad Garden
1573 West Broad Street

Join us at the beautiful West Broad Market Garden, located at the historic West Broad School, and help support a thriving community garden!

Volunteers will help with garden tasks such as:

  • Planting
  • Weeding
  • Harvesting

Volunteers can expect to learn about farming, engage with your community, and meet other folks who share your passions!

Volunteers shifts are scheduled for:

  • Thursdays: 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM

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Read more about the historic West Broad Market Garden here

Special Events

West Broad Volunteer Workday

We will be having a volunteer workday on Saturday, February 16th from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. This opportunity is at our West Broad Garden (1573 West Broad Street) and will involve helping out with general beautification projects to prepare the garden and space for the upcoming farmers market season. 

To register for this volunteer workday please contact our VISTA Volunteer Coordinator, Katie Arney, at katie@athenslandtrust.org or (706) 613-0122.

Piedmont Garden Volunteer Workday

As part of the Community Garden Network, Athens Land Trust and Piedmont College are hosting a volunteer workday on Saturday, February 23rd from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Piedmont College Garden (595 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30601) Volunteers will help with the following tasks: Weeding/removing dead plant material from the beds; 
Filling beds with new compost/soil mixture; and Planting seedlings in preparation for the Spring gardening season.

To register for this event click here: Piedmont Garden Volunteer Workday

Volunteer Sign-Up

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