Volunteer / Service Learning


There are many ways to get involved – and get your hands dirty – at SEEDS! Check out our volunteer options, and check back often for new opportunities.

Volunteer with Youth

SEEDS seeks dedicated volunteers to work with K – 8 youth in our After-School Program! We seek people with a curiosity and passion for farming, cooking, youth development, or tutoring skills to support our staff in delivering our empowering programming. These volunteer opportunities are Monday – Friday starting at approximately 3:00 PM. We ask that you are able to commit to at least one day per week for this opportunity.

Apply here to be an after-school program volunteer!

Apply here to volunteer with youth as a Kitchen Assistant!

Volunteer Internships for Adults – paused for winter! Beginning March 2019

Do you have a passion for Food Justice, Food Access Issues, and/or communities impacted by Gentrification and Food Apartheid? Share that passion and learn valuable skills with us! Through this opportunity you will:

  • Volunteer with our youth program (limited availability)
  • Get dirty!
  • Learn basic vegetable garden/farm maintenance such as plant identification, weeding, planting, and harvesting.
  • Learn seasonality of crops so you can plan for your own garden or small farm
  • Apply here!  (weekly commitment)

Group Volunteering for Adults – paused for winter! Available beginning March 2019

Want to bring a group? Fill out the interest form below, and check out our Volunteer FAQs . (Please note: We offer group volunteer days a few times per month, and they tend to fill up!)

Community Service – paused for winter! Available starting March 2019

Looking to fulfill community service hours at SEEDS? Please fill out the form below. 

Youth Volunteers – paused for winter! Please apply for March 2019

Our garden volunteer work is often physically demanding, suitable for those who are high-school age or older. For activities for younger youth, please visit the “Youth Programs” tab of our website.

Please fill out the following Youth Group interest form if you are interested in having your youth group visit SEEDS and we will be in touch shortly!


To best serve our mission, our volunteer options have changed.   If you have questions about volunteering at SEEDS, please email volunteer@seedsnc.org .