Urban Garden Facilitator

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Shakti Rising

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Do you love to get your hands in the earth and support the transformation of depleted urban spaces into thriving food forests?
Do you love building community through inspiration and working together?

What’s Involved: The Urban Garden Facilitator leads a weekly gardening class in the developing Shakti Rising food forest in Midtown Sacramento. Gardening with the women in the Transformational Recovery Program, the class takes on the yard chores that are seasonally needed in creating and maintaining a food forest, supports the women to explore permaculture principles and delves into how the land can be a mirror of their own recovery. There is also a monthly gardening committee meeting to develop and oversee the implementation of the vision of the garden, and a monthly community garden work day that is open to the whole community to attend. This role is directly supported by the Therapeutic Director of the Recovery program.
Outcome of Service This role is deeply rewarding with not only the literal fruits of your labors appearing before you, you will also be a central person in the building of a healing community - for both people and the land.
Length of Expected Term 6 months Time Commitment Minimum of 2 hours per week in the garden, 1 x 2 hour garden committee meeting every month, 1 x 3 hour garden work day every month.
Required Qualifications SKILLS: A passion for gardening. A knowledge of permaculture, urban food production, fundraising, caring for chickens and facilitating groups and classes is a plus.

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About Shakti Rising


2211 O St., Sacramento, CA 95816, US

Mission Statement

Shakti Rising is a social change organization transforming the lives of women, girls, and the larger community. We cultivate health and emerging leadership in women and girls, ultimately empowering them to utilize their personal transformation as a catalyst for positive change in their families and communities. This creates gradual cultural change that supports sustainable, cooperative, healthy societies. Our work actively promotes community well-being by creating woman and child-friendly societies that are safe, healthy, vibrant, diverse, sustainable, and culturally alive.Our mission is to empower women to uncover, rediscover, and reclaim their whole selves


Shakti Rising is active in 5 regions, San Diego and Sacramento CA, Bend OR, Las Cruces NM, and Johnson City TN. We work with volunteers from all over the United States and beyond. We have three program areas: Transformational Recovery, Shakti Feminine University, and Transformation Through Service. Our three programs support women and the larger community to dive deeply into their own personal recovery, education, and leadership development. Our volunteer program is a leadership program, we are a living laboratory of leading from the feminine.


We'll work with your schedule.


2211 O St.Sacramento, CA 95816



  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Environmental Education
  • Gardening
  • Adult Education




  • 6 months Time Commitment Minimum of 2 hours per week in the garden, 1 x 2 hour garden committee meeting every month, 1 x 3 hour garden work day every month.

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