CCUA has always attributed its successes in the community to it’s volunteers, and this year we’ve created an especially exciting volunteer program for individuals and for groups.
- If you would like to get more involved as an individual, please click the link here to learn about our Volunteer Positions. These positions require more of a time commitment, but are an amazing way to have a fulfilling experience helping out at CCUA.
- If you can’t fill the time requirement for an individual volunteer position, you can read more about how to schedule a volunteer project with your group here.
Kilgore’s Community Garden Workday: Help raise food for donation to downtown schools and organizations! Kilgore’s Pharmacy generously converted its empty lot into a diversified garden for the benefit of the community. Get hands on growing skills and directly help your community.
These volunteer workdays happen every Wednesday from 5pm to sunset (8-ish) beginning in April and running until the first hard frost (September-ish). You can learn more about this at the facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/kilgorescommunitygarden.
Helpful Tips for Urban Farm Volunteers
To help you enjoy your time with us, here are a few tips to help you prepare for a day on the farm.
- It is important to stay hydrated while on a farm! There will be access to city water (via a water fountain), so bring a water bottle with you to refill.
- Make sure to protect skin with as much clothing as possible (such as hats, long sleeves, pants, and closed toed shoes). Wear sun block to prevent sunburn!
- The farm does have a restroom and several hand washing stations for cleanliness on the farm.
- Be sure to wear old clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty.
- There will be snacks at the farm, so be sure to have a list of any allergies.
- There are gloves available at the farm, but supplies are limited. Please bring your own gloves if you feel that they will be needed.
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