Green Heart Buddy Volunteer
Green Heart Buddies play a key role in helping grow our gardens, our community, and our students through volunteering with one of our in-school and/or after-school programs. Being reliable, timely, patient and respectful is a must, as Buddies serve as role models for all of our students!
Green Heart Buddies commit to one of our school garden programs for a semester, volunteering once a week for 1+ hours. They are urban farmers, teachers and mentors, working alongside our students, connecting, encouraging and supporting.
Application deadline for Fall 2021 Green Heart Buddy Program has now passed.
Green Heart Buddies do not need any prior gardening or education experience, just a passion for the Green Heart Project’s mission, working with elementary-aged students, and an eagerness to give back to their community.
Urban Farm Field Trips
Interested in bringing a group of students to the Urban Farm at Enston Home? A Green Heart Urban Farm Field Trip will consist of a farm tour, hands on garden activity, a fresh picked taste-test, and a takeaway. Field trips can be designed to the meet the needs of your students and cover a wide range of topics. We practice respecting ourselves, buddies, and the earth by following strict COVID-19 guidelines.
Fill out this inquiry form to get the process started and contact Emma at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions!
We are always looking for qualified & passionate volunteers to support our school gardens and the Urban Farm at Enston Home! Garden Volunteers commit to garden work days or special projects throughout the semester.
With COVID-19, our fall work days will have a capped number of volunteer spaces and will follow safety protocols. Fall workday dates are posted on our Events Calendar, so take a look, sign up and we’ll see you out in the garden!
The Green Heart Project is – for the first time – seeking a Development Intern to work alongside our Development Director. This is a great opportunity for someone eager to learn the inner workings of a small, innovative & growing non-profit organization working at the intersection of food & education. The intern will learn crucial skills in non-profit management, strategic planning, health communications, budgeting, event planning, donor relations and more. Primary responsibilities include supporting with: strategic partnerships; donor stewardship and recognition; marketing & communications efforts; and playing a lead role in coordinating and implementing fundraising & community events.
The ideal candidate for this internship has: a passion for, and personal connection to, the Green Heart mission; excellent organizational skills, working well under deadlines; an eye for details and design; is a people person, team player, and has experience working with diverse groups and stakeholders.
For More Information
Full position description & instructions to apply here. This position is ~10-15 hrs/week, and is unpaid.
Donate Your Time & Skillset
Would you like to get involved with our project in a way that is not listed? Are you a carpenter that wants to build a chicken coop? A writer that would love to blog for us about sustainable and local food? A social media guru that can enhance our marketing? Or do you have a farm truck full of horse manure that you want to bring by to fertilize our beds? We are always open to suggestions from our volunteers, and ideas to improve our gardens and our programs are always welcome! For more information, please contact us at email@example.com – we would love to get you out in the garden!