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Become a Volunteer

City Green is always seeking passionate volunteers to lend a hand on the farm, keep up with community gardens, educate students on field trips, and sponsor innovative projects! See below for ways you or your organization to get involved and play an important role in helping City Green achieve our mission. 

Individual & small group volunteers

City Green’s Wednesday Volunteer Program offers a way for individuals and small groups, of up to 5 people*, to get lend a hand to our Community Horticulture and Agriculture Teams here at City Green in a fun and productive way. All volunteers must attend one New Volunteer Orientation on an annual basis. Volunteer orientations will occur on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month prior to the volunteer session. *If your group has more than 5 participants, please fill out the Group Volunteer Inquiry below. 

 

Morning Garden Volunteers work in City Green's perennial gardens designed to support the local ecosystem and educational programming. Morning Garden Volunteers take part in a variety of activities including planting, weeding, mulching, pruning, and more. 

Morning Garden Volunteering takes place every Wednesday from 9:30 am-12:00 pm. 

 

Evening Farm Volunteers work on City Green's farm where we grow over 80 varieties of organic vegetables to be harvested and sold at our farm stands! Volunteers will take part in a variety of activities including planting, weeding, mulching, harvesting, processing, and more. 

Evening Farm Volunteering takes place every Wednesday from 5:00 pm-dusk. 

 

Register for a New Volunteer Orientation session below and to start volunteering with us today!

  • Aug 17, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
    Clifton, 171 Grove St, Clifton, NJ 07013, USA
    Get ready to volunteer with us at City Green’s New Volunteer Orientation! Meet the volunteer team, tour the gardens, and learn about City Green’s work in the community. After the 30 minute orientation, you will join the volunteer crew to get your hands dirty & work in the gardens!
  • Aug 17, 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM
    Clifton, 171 Grove St, Clifton, NJ 07013, USA
    Get ready to volunteer with us at City Green’s New Volunteer Orientation! Meet the volunteer team, tour the farm fields, and learn about City Green’s work in the community. After the 30 minute orientation, you will join the volunteer crew to get your hands dirty & work on the farm!
  • Aug 24, 9:30 AM – Aug 25, 12:00 PM
    Weasel Brook Park , 1 Westervelt Pl, Clifton, NJ 07011, USA
    Join us for a special Wednesday Weeders at Weasel Brook park! Meet us at the park & join us in cleaning up the community garden.
  • Sep 07, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
    Clifton, 171 Grove St, Clifton, NJ 07013, USA
    Get ready to volunteer with us at City Green’s New Volunteer Orientation! Meet the volunteer team, tour the gardens, and learn about City Green’s work in the community. After the 30 minute orientation, you will join the volunteer crew to get your hands dirty & work in the gardens!
  • Sep 07, 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM
    Clifton, 171 Grove St, Clifton, NJ 07013, USA
    Get ready to volunteer with us at City Green’s New Volunteer Orientation! Meet the volunteer team, tour the farm fields, and learn about City Green’s work in the community. After the 30 minute orientation, you will join the volunteer crew to get your hands dirty & work on the farm!
  • Sep 21, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
    Clifton, 171 Grove St, Clifton, NJ 07013, USA
    Get ready to volunteer with us at City Green’s New Volunteer Orientation! Meet the volunteer team, tour the gardens, and learn about City Green’s work in the community. After the 30 minute orientation, you will join the volunteer crew to get your hands dirty & work in the gardens!
  • Sep 21, 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM
    Clifton, 171 Grove St, Clifton, NJ 07013, USA
    Get ready to volunteer with us at City Green’s New Volunteer Orientation! Meet the volunteer team, tour the farm fields, and learn about City Green’s work in the community. After the 30 minute orientation, you will join the volunteer crew to get your hands dirty & work on the farm!
EDUCATOR volunteers

City Green is looking for enthusiastic volunteer outdoor field trip educators to work with students PreK-2nd grade at City Green’s Farm Eco-Center and Learning Garden. These outdoor field trips are an opportunity to enhance students' academic achievement through hands-on experiential learning and interaction with the natural world.

Stay tuned for information on how to join us as an educator volunteer this season

CORPORATE & group volunteers

Corporate and large groups can enjoy a team-building session while giving back to the community! To volunteer with us, please complete the group volunteer inquiry below!

Corporate & Group Volunteer
Inquiry Form

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