There are many ways to get involved at EarthLinks, from volunteering in our workshop and garden, to staffing our booth at a craft fair or hosting a sale at your workplace, to inviting us to speak at your favorite club or place of worship. EarthLinks truly relies on the love and support of our volunteers, who have stepped up and helped us through some difficult times. Over 600 volunteers logged over 7,000 hours with EarthLinks in 2018, helping with sales, product creation, grounds work, food preparation, office and garden work, fundraising, and other services to our participants. Without this help, EarthLinks would not be where it is today. Check out the various jobs we have below to learn more about how you can help!
The EarthLinks Workshop runs from 9:30 to 11:30 am Tuesday through Thursday. Workshop Volunteers prepare materials for products, make craft products alongside our participants, press flowers, help with food prep for breakfast, sort finished products, and other tasks as they arise. We welcome your creativity and expertise!
During regular Workshop time (Tuesday through Thursday, 8:00-11:30am), we also need help in our Peace Garden. Volunteers work compost, transplant flowers and vegetables, help with general cleanup or maintenance, pick flowers and foliage for use in the workshop, water, weed, and other garden work as needed. Please dress for outdoor work and bring a water bottle.
Come work with us in the EarthLinks Office! We need help with online marketing, communications, social media, maintaining our mailing lists, preparing mailings, researching online for materials and equipment for our workshop, writing grants, and many other opportunities. Let us know where your experience and interests are and we’ll find the right job for you!
If you’re handy, we can always use help maintaining our office and workshop. We already have many tools here!
Don’t see a volunteer opportunity that quite fits what you’d like to offer? We can work with you to create a position that will meet your needs and ours. Let us know!