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!

Please note: while we welcome all volunteers, we are unable to sign off on court-appointed community service hours.


Recurring Events

West Broad Farmers Market Volunteer Opportunities

Beginning on Saturday, May 4th and going through Saturday, December 14th we will have West Broad Farmers Market volunteer opportunities every Saturday. We need volunteers to assist with set-up, breakdown, and educational programming so WBFM can continue to be an effective community resource. Tasks include setting up and breaking down tables, chairs, and vendor booths, staffing the Welcome booth, supervising kids activities, and providing cooking demonstrations with ingredients that are sold at the market.

Volunteer shifts:

  • Market Set-up (7:30 AM – 9:00 AM)
  • Market Support (9:00 AM – 1:00 PM)
  • Market Break-down (1:00 PM – 2:30 PM)

Sign up on Givepulse: WBFM Volunteering

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

Sign up on Givepulse: Williams Farm Weekday Volunteer Shifts

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:

  • Tuesdays: 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Thursdays: 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Sign up on Givepulse: West Broad Garden volunteer shifts

Read more about the historic West Broad Market Garden here


Special Events

ALT 25th Anniversary Community Carnival

Athens Land Trust is proud to mark 25 years of building stronger, healthier, more equitable and sustainable communities, and grateful for the relationships we have built with neighborhood residents, families, local businesses, and institutions that make this long-term work possible. This shared commitment to our community has inspired the Community Carnival at West Broad, and we invite you to volunteer with us to support this Community Carnival on May 31st and June 1st, 2019.

There will be game booths, food trucks and vendors, carnival rides, face painting, a beer garden, and more! Entry to the carnival is free, and ride prices will vary. We welcome folks who volunteer to stick around before or after their volunteer shift and enjoy the festivities.

Volunteer tasks will include: setting up before the carnival on Friday and on Saturday, providing support during the carnival, and helping to break-down after the carnival.

Volunteers shifts are scheduled for:

  • Friday Set-up: 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
  • Saturday Set-up: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Carnival Support shift 1: 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
  • Carnival Support shift 2: 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Carnival Support and Break-Down: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

More info and Sign up on Givepulse: Community Carnival volunteer shifts

Read more about the historic West Broad Market Garden here

Volunteer Interest Form

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