Even better – get involved with Grow Wild by joining our volunteer team. A great opportunity to meet others in our community, gain experience, share or learn a new skill. It’s wonderful if you can make a regular commitment, but even helping out as a one-off is very much appreciated. Please fill out our volunteer registration form here.
Harvest and preserving
Pick and Preserve Gang: pick and collect produce from community gardens, local public places, parks …..be prepared for the call to ladders and barrows!
Field Kitchen Assistants: train to use the Grow Wild field kitchen to demonstrate simple cooking at local community events, gardens and parks.
Cooking Workshop Assistants: help organise and participate in cooking workshops for local community groups.
Food Advisors: share your expert knowledge and assist with planning specific projects. For example, nutritionist advice on Healthy Packed Lunches schools’ project.
Growing Workshop Leader: for the more confident gardener, lead growing workshops for local community groups.
Growing Workshop Assistants: help organise and participate in growing workshops for local community groups.
Propagation Team: help propagate edible plants to distribute within the local community; learn and share knowledge in sowing seeds, transplanting and taking cuttings.
Garden Advisors: share your expert knowledge and assist with planning specific projects. For example, assisting with garden design and plant knowledge.
Events support: be an extra pair of hands during Grow Wild projects or events; run a stall, bulk cook for events or be garden tour guide.
Design and promotion: help design, produce and distribute Grow Wild information, assist with the Grow Wild website, our monthly newsletter and social media.
Document: take photos.
Or just get in touch – we’d be delighted to hear from you. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: some of these roles will require a CRB disclosure.
We undertake checks with the Criminal Records Bureau for all our volunteers who work with children or vulnerable adults. Having a criminal record will not be an automatic bar to volunteering with us, as only relevant convictions will be taken into account.