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The Niles Foundation

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Quick Overview: The Niles Foundation's partner community garden is looking for a few volunteers a week to help us with gardening, composting, and our young farmers' classes. We teach our volunteers, so you can have little or no experience! This is an on-site volunteer project here in LA.

Roles & Responsibilities: Volunteer roles will be to assist the foundation and partner gardening program leaders onsite gardening, composting, and our young farmers' classes. Responsibilities include laying down soil, watering plants, putting gardening tools up, pulling weeds, planting new seeds or plants, and guiding participants in the garden for youth classes.

Requirements: All volunteers must sign our garden safety rules, regulations, and guidelines form for volunteering in the garden. All volunteers are required to wear a mask at all times and follow all Covid-19 rules and guidelines.

Additional Information: We have multiple garden sites and will be adding them over time. Please read your emails for regular updates and you can reach us, @ 310.881.3640 when heading to sites.

We are very happy to have all of you!

All volunteers participating in this volunteer opportunity should adhere to the health and safety guidelines outlined here:

By clicking "Express Interest," I acknowledge that I am aware and understand that I am being referred to Activities that are coordinated and managed by a third party Agency or Organization and that L.A. Works has no jurisdiction, control, or oversight over these Activities. The Activities may be inherently dangerous and may expose me to a variety of foreseen and unforeseen hazards and risks including exposure to Coronavirus Disease 2019 ("COVID-19"). The Activities may involve a degree of contact with clients who need assistance and other volunteers who may be carriers of COVID-19 and that personal protective equipment may not be available for my use and/or effective against preventing transmission of COVID-19 whether as a result of my own actions or otherwise.

By clicking "Express Interest," I acknowledge that I am voluntarily participating in the Activities and have considered those risks. I hereby expressly and specifically assume such risks, including any and all risk of injury, illness, harm, or loss that I may incur as a result of my participation in the Activities. I hereby fully and forever release and discharge L.A. Works from, and expressly waive, any and all liability, claims, and demands of whatever kind or nature, either in law or in equity, that may arise from my participation in the Activities.

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*Volunteer time shifts are broken down into the following time frames:

Saturday Morning

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About The Niles Foundation


9415 Culver Blvd Ste 35, Culver City, CA 90232, US

Mission Statement

The Niles Foundation Los Angeles is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that was founded to promote and increase equity and equality by organizing local community, supporting sustainable projects, and empowering our citizens who are low-income, underserved, underrepresented and at-risk. We are educators, musicians, women, and citizens dedicated to the growth and development of local communities through education, arts, financial literacy, self-advocacy, entrepreneurship, community development, and sustainable projects. Our programs are free and developed to meet the needs of our local communities improving the quality of life because we love humans, and we love our planet.


We are always in need of great volunteers to help us with our events, programs, outreach, classes, and workshops. We keep it fun and we also train! No experience needed, just willing hearts. We are also always in need of donations.



Sat Sep 11, 2021 - Sat Dec 18, 2021
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM


Los AngelesLos Angeles, CA 90037







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