Volunteer

Join us! Volunteers are essential to our success. People of all ages, backgrounds and interests are encouraged to come out. We take COVID-19 precautions. Volunteers bring water and wear your sunscreen!

Harvest of the Month Volunteering in Charlottesville City Schools

Register with Leon at volunteer@cultivatecharlottesville.org and you will receive a monthly newsletter with volunteering sign up.

  • Wednesday, November 30 @ Charlottesville High School support with Harvest of the Month prep 1:00-3:00pm
  • Thursday, December 1 @ each Charlottesville City School distribute Harvest of the Month snacks -two shifts – 9:00am-10:30am and 10:30am-1:00pm SIGN UP HERE
  • Wednesday, February 1 @ Charlottesville High School support with Harvest of the Month prep 1:00-3:00pm
  • Thursday, February 2 @ each Charlottesville City School distribute Harvest of the Month snacks -two shifts – 9:00am-10:30am and 10:30am-1:00pm
  • Wednesday, March 1 @ Charlottesville High School support with Harvest of the Month prep 1:00-3:00pm
  • Thursday, March 2 @ each Charlottesville City School distribute Harvest of the Month snacks -two shifts – 9:00am-10:30am and 10:30am-1:00pm
  • Wednesday, April 13 @ Charlottesville High School support with Harvest of the Month prep 1:00-3:00pm
  • Thursday, April 14 @ each Charlottesville City School distribute Harvest of the Month snacks -two shifts – 9:00am-10:30am and 10:30am-1:00pm
  • Wednesday, May 3 @ Charlottesville High School support with Harvest of the Month prep 1:00-3:00pm
  • Thursday, May 4 @ each Charlottesville City School distribute Harvest of the Month snacks -two shifts – 9:00am-10:30am and 10:30am-1:00pm

Community Workdays from 10:30am-12:30pm

Register with Leon at volunteer@cultivatecharlottesville.org

  • Monday, September 5 @ Greenbrier Elementary, 2228 Greenbrier Drive
  • Monday September 26 @ Buford Middle School, 1000 Cherry Avenue
  • Saturday, October 15 @ Clark Elementary, 1000 Belmont Avenue
  • Thursday, October 27 @ Johnson Elementary, 1645 Cherry Avenue
  • Friday, October 28 @ Jackson-Via Elementary, 508 Harris Road
  • Saturday, November 5 @ Venable Elementary, 406 14th Street NW
  • Saturday, November 12 @ Burnley-Moran Elementary, 1300 Long Street
What will we be doing?

City Schoolyard Garden during the school year, volunteers can help prepare and distribute Harvest of the Month crops (dates to be announced soon). For our community workdays listed above we will have family and friends working to care for the gardens.

Food Justice Network volunteers may be asked to help with campaigns, outreach or special research related to our advocacy.

Urban Agriculture Collective volunteers can help with all levels of growing and harvesting, including planting, harvesting, weed control. For a safe comfortable working environment, please bring a mask and be prepared to observe social distancing requirements.  We have a garden located at the intersection of 6th Street and Monticello Avenue(south side of Monticello) and at CATEC at 1000 Rio Road East.

To get started as a volunteer with Cultivate Charlottesville, email volunteer@cultivatecharlottesville.org with your interests and availability.