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Plant it Forward in Newark (Vineyard Baptist Church)

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Jersey Cares

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 5 people are interested

Join a team of passionate volunteers who are dedicated to local farming. We need your assistance in the following labor-intensive tasks:

  • Maintain existing planting beds.
  • Composting.
  • Till Soil.
  • Create pathways by laying and spreading mulch.
  • Raking.
  • Digging.
  • General garden maintenance and cleanup.
  • Watering.
  • Weeding.
  • Planting.
  • Harvesting.
The main focus as of now will be weeding and planting.

Need-To-Know: COVID-19

  • Volunteers should bring their own mask or face covering and gloves
  • All work gloves and tools will be provided
  • Volunteers should bring water and snacks as needed
  • Free on-site parking is available
  • Please wear closed toed shoes and long pants
  • Sunscreen and bug spray are recommended

This opportunity will occur once per week and the food harvested will directly feed the local community.

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About Jersey Cares


290 West Mount Pleasant Ave, Suite 1320, Livingston, NJ 07039, US

Mission Statement

As a leader in volunteerism in New Jersey, Jersey Cares increases the level of meaningful volunteer engagement by creating and managing efficient, impactful projects that address critical community-identified needs.


Jersey Cares works to meet community needs by making volunteering easy and meaningful. We provide flexible, structured, team-based opportunities for volunteers to impact a variety of nonprofit organizations and bring positive change to local communities. Jersey Cares works directly with local organizations to identify their needs, and trains volunteer leaders to manage projects that address those needs. Most projects are ongoing, and volunteers (other than the Project Coordinators) commit to only one day at a time. All of this enables you to volunteer whenever and however fits your interests and schedule, and yet always make a real difference. Simply choose "Volunteer" from the left menu to get started on your volunteering adventure!



We'll work with your schedule.


CALL OUR OFFICE(973) 533-1993Newark, NJ 07103




  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 12

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