Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Washington DC Metro AreaWashington, DC 20008
Firebird

About

This is a great opportunity for groups, workplace volunteering, and earning community service hours. Volunteers will work alongside staff to maintain our various urban agriculture sites and keep them clean and organized. Responsibilities may include:

  • General farm upkeep (weeding, raking, fence-clearing, cleaning)
  • Pulling up old plants for composting
Volunteers should be comfortable working outside in various weather conditions and enjoy getting their hands dirty. Shifts open to volunteers on weekdays mornings and afternoons (please contact amanda.tai@udc.edu to schedule a day for your group).

Volunteering can be scheduled at the following sites:
  • East Capitol Urban Farm - 5901 E. Capitol St. NE Washington, DC 20019
  • Firebird Farm - 12001 Old Baltimore Pike, Beltsville, MD 20705
  • Bertie Backus Campus - 5171 South Dakota Ave. NE Washington, DC 20017
  • Van Ness Campus - 4200 Connecticut Ave. NW Washington, DC 20008
  • PR Harris Campus - 4600 Livingston Rd. SE Washington, DC 20032

Skills

  • Housekeeping
  • Janitorial Maintenance

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check

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