2021 Civic Works Volunteer Group Application
Instructions: Please complete all sections of this registration form. Completed forms must be received no later than 14 days prior to the requested date of visit (we generally schedule at least a month out). Civic Works staff will contact groups to discuss donation (if applicable) and tailor the visit according to our program availability and each group’s goals, interests, and time frame. Becka usually meets with programs on Thursdays, so please be patient as we process your request.
If you have any questions, contact:
Volunteer and Conservation Program Coordinator
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Name of Organization
Community Group (not a non-profit)
Group Leader Name
Who will be leading the group the day they come to volunteer?
Group Leader cell phone number
Who can we call the day of your volunteer event?
Group Contact Name
Who is organizing the event? (If same as Group Leader, write "same.")
Group Contact Phone
If different from Group Leader phone number
Group Contact Email Address
Group (school, business, etc.) Address
Please include street, city, state, zip code.
Civic Works programs you would like to volunteer with:
for links to the programs below. Note: not all programs listed on our website are currently able to accept volunteer groups.
Real Food Farm Volunteering - Most Wednesdays and some Saturdays - Talk to us about how to sponsor a special project at one of our farms!
Community Lot Team - Volunteer groups needed to help with gardening and landscaping tasks.
Preferred date(s) and time of trip:
If we have already agreed on a date and time, please list it here. Otherwise, indicate three dates you have in mind or days of the week that generally work for your group. Tuesdays-Saturdays preferred. Let me know if you are looking for a one-time or ongoing event. Our general volunteering time is 9am-12. Sometimes we can make exceptions and schedule an afternoon.
Age of Volunteers
We have opportunities for all age groups. Volunteers with the Community Lot Team must be 14+. Volunteers under 14 are welcome at Real Food Farm when accompanied by an adult. Please be specific with age of minors. If all are 18+, write "adults."
On certain days we can handle groups as large as 50, but 50 is our maximum. Groups of 25 or fewer are preferred.
Are there projects your group is particularly interested in? Is your group working on food justice, food access, sustainability, urban agriculture, gardening or other topics/issues related to our programs?
We will keep your interests in mind, but we cannot guarantee a certain project. We also have to consider the season, weather, needs of our programs, workload, and/or budget.
Special needs or considerations:
If none, write "N/A." Individual volunteers will inform us of any allergies on their waivers.
Do members of your group have any skills relevant to the volunteer project.
Such as landscaping, gardening, carpentry, etc.
How did you hear about volunteer opportunities with Civic Works?
An online volunteer network
The Civic Works email newsletter
Visiting the Civic Works website
Word of mouth
Print media (a newspaper article, flier, poster, etc.)
In order to cover the costs associated with hosting volunteers, we ask that volunteer groups make a donation to the program they are serving. Is your organization able to make a donation?
Maybe. I will contact Becka
to discuss further.
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