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Volunteer

There are lots of ways to get involved at Everdale by volunteering! Our volunteer opportunities vary by site. Read more below!

Click here for Hillsburgh Community Farm

Farm Volunteers

Come and camp at the farm for a full week to see what rural life on the farm is like! Work alongside our experienced farmers and learning students as you plant, weed and harvest organic veggies. For details about this immersive volunteering please click here

Other Opportunities

Year-round, we have opportunities to volunteer with the educational programs and with our open house events. Please email us if interested.

Click here for Black Creek Community Farm

Most of our volunteer opportunities occur between 8 am and 5 pm on weekdays, however we have a few opportunities to become involved on weekday evenings and on Saturdays. Please contact the volunteer coordinator for more information.

There are two ways to volunteer at BCCF:

1. Become a regular volunteer

Join a volunteer team and make a commitment to a consistent volunteer shift.

Regular volunteers are asked to make a commitment of at least 3-4 hours per week for a minimum of 1 month. As a regular volunteer you are expected to attend an orientation session and will be placed according to your interest and program capacity.

Current opportunities:

Farming Volunteers
Demonstration and Pollination Garden Team
Compost Team
Food Forest Stewardship Team

Markets

Trails and Site Team

Garden Resource Network Coordination

Seniors Program

2. Become an occasional volunteer

Participate in special events or work bees.

New opportunities in this category will arise throughout the season. Please check this webpage or contact the volunteer coordinator to receive updates on occasional volunteer opportunities.

Upcoming opportunities:

Farm Festival | July 25th, 2015

Want to learn more? Read about what to expect when volunteering at BCCF here. For more information, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at volunteerbccf@everdale.org or (416) 393-6381. Thanks for your interest!

Photo credit: Errol Young

Photo credit: Errol Young