Current Volunteer Opportunities

As a community-based organization, we love working with a diverse group of passionate people.  If you don’t see an opportunity that suits you below, please contact us.  We can often find a fit for your skills, interests and time.

To apply to any of the positions below, please complete the application form at the bottom of this page.


 

Fruit Recovery Volunteers: Fruit Gleaners

 

Love harvesting fruit? Help us glean fruit from trees around Richmond and reduce food waste. A portion of the fruit will go to our community partners to help those in need, to the homeowners and to the volunteers! 

 

Fruit Gleaners will help pick fruit from fruit trees throughout Richmond. They must be punctual and able to follow instructions given by their Gleaning Captain. They will also get to take home some fresh fruit for there efforts. We are expecting the season to start mid-late July.

 

A full position description can be found here.

 

Excited to get involved? Fill out an application.

 


 

Fruit Recovery Volunteers: Fruit Gleaning Captains

 

Love harvesting fruit? Great with supervising volunteers? Lead gleaning teams to pick fruit for donation.

 

Gleaning Captains will lead fruit picks. They will be responsible to pick up tools and equipment prior to the pick, orient and supervise the fruit gleaners, record fruit pick data, and deliver fruit to a community partner organization. The Gleaning Captain must have a vehicle that can accommodate 1-2 6ft ladders, we have foldable ones, and we’ll cover mileage. They also need to be available to pick fruit 1-4 days each month from July to October. They will get to take home some fresh fruit for their efforts.

 

We are expecting the season to start mid-late July and run until October.

 

A full position description can be found here.

 

Interested? Fill out an application!