Volunteer at the HGP Store - Capitola

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ORGANIZATION: Homeless Garden Project


Customer Service & Retail Volunteers are needed on Tuesday, Wednesdays , Saturdays, and/or Sundays from 2 - 4 pm.

As a customer service and retail associate, you will be operating our small retail shop in Capitola Village. You will raise awareness about our organization, sell our products, accept donations for our non-profit, and market our upcoming events. Depending on the start date, you may also help clean and set up the space for our opening date.


Open shop for sales, including setting out signs and decorative displays to draw customers in.

Manage inventory and communicate with the manager about restocking needs

Use our POS system to operate sales.

Keep the shop tidy, clean, and well-curated

Collect email addresses for customers interested in volunteering, donation, and our shop's email list

Ask customers for donations for our non-profit


Passionate about our organization's mission

Has customer service and/or retail experience

Comfortable learning a computer-based Point of Sale system (with training)

Motivated to talk with customers about our upcoming events and volunteer opportunities

Capable of keeping an organized and clean space

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About Homeless Garden Project


30 West Cliff Drive P.O. 617, SANTA CRUZ, CA 95061, US

Mission Statement

The Santa Cruz Homeless Garden Project helps men and women gain skills and confidence to enter wider communities. We provide training and transitional employment within a community-supported organic garden. Volunteers have many opportunities to learn about and help in the garden, in the kitchen, and with special events.


The Homeless Garden Project (HGP) provides paid job training, transitional employment, and support services to people experiencing homelessness. In complement, the Project operates a community education and volunteer program that serves over 2,500 people annually. The programs take place at our 3.5-acre organic farm and related enterprises. Volunteers have many opportunities to learn about and help in the garden, in the kitchen, and with special events.


Homeless & Housing
Community, Homeless & Housing, Hunger


Fri Jun 17, 2022 - Sat Dec 30, 2023
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM


222 EsplanadeCapitola, CA 95010



  • Retail / Sales





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