In light of the most recent Alameda County Shelter in Place guidelines, we are holding limited volunteer opportunities for individuals and smaller groups (no more than 6 per shift) so that we are able to maintain and run programs while also keeping our community safe and healthy.
All volunteers must follow all the requirements of the Shelter in Place mandate, including: wearing a face covering and remaining at least 6 ft apart at all times.
In addition, volunteers must complete a combination of online and in-person training. Once you fill out the volunteer interest form, we will follow up with training links and dates.
Volunteers are a vital part of keeping the Farm growing and the Farm Park beautiful and inviting! We have regularly scheduled volunteer days that include planting, weeding, irrigation and greenhouse work.Learn more about the food we grow at the Farm Park
Does your business, organization, community group, church, or other group want to support food justice and equity while also gaining valuable team building skills and learning more about the community?Learn more about team service learning
Volunteers help with tasks like seeding, keeping perimeter perennials are perky, and supporting gardeners. Once trained, these volunteers can make their own schedules and work as a team or solo.Learn more about the West Oakland Farm Park
Garden Build volunteers help build gardens at partner sites across the Bay Area. Volunteers can assemble garden boxes, move soil, and plant seedlings. The garden builds take 4-5 hours, and CSF supplies all necessary tools. Multilingual volunteers are especially helpful.Learn more about the Backyard Gardens
We are a tight team and spend most of our time with our community in their gardens, planting and harvesting on the Farm, or supporting community events. Volunteers are needed for everything from data management, graphic design, social media, webmaster and more.Sign up to share your skills