Volunteering at Village Gardens is a great way to participate in a healthy thriving food system. As a volunteer at Village Gardens you can be a part of growing food, selling food, cooking food and sharing food. We hope to see you around!

We are looking for volunteers to help us translate some of our materials into Spanish or Swahili. Are you able to help us?

Are you interested in data entry and seeing the results and impact of our work in numbers?

Do you have skills in design and illustration?  Are you an artist? We would love your help.

Village Market Store

What are your special talents and skills? Village Market needs you!  Help us stock shelves, count inventory, and sparkle up pans. Make new friends, do good work! 

Help out just 3 hours a week and earn a 15% discount on store purchases for a month. We are looking for neighbors, customers, and food lovers to join the Village Market in providing quality, fresh, healthy, affordable groceries to New Columbia and it’s neighbors.

Food Works

Interested in volunteering at Food Works Farm? We are looking for both short and long term volunteers! We are looking for harvest volunteers beginning in September to help us in exchange for free organic produce! 

Food Works can also host volunteer groups of 5 to 20 volunteers. Volunteer groups will have the opportunity to join Food Works' youth leaders in their work seeding, planting, weeding, and maintaining their Sauvie Island Farm.  

June - November 2018 : CSA prescription share pick-up-  this person transports and staffs the pick-up of Food Works' fresh organic produce that goes to clients at the North Portland Health Center for a subsidized rate, making high quality food accessible to folks. This is a weekly 2.5 hour position from 4-6:30 pm on Thursdays, requires more upfront training, but is only a four month commitment from August 3rd- November 23rd. If you've got some time this late summer and early fall and are excited about food access, nutrition, and supporting a youth farm- inquire within!

Fruits of Diversity Orchard

Join us for monthly orchard work parties. Volunteer work parties work on pruning, pest control and harvest parties. Come to learn about edible shrubs, and healthy orchard planting and planning. Contact Brad to sign up.