Volunteering with Denver Urban Gardens
Volunteering with Denver Urban Gardens is a wonderful way to connect with and give back to your community. From drop-in days to long term projects, from digging in the dirt to helping in our office, we have volunteer opportunities that suit a wide variety of abilities and interests. Click the links to below to learn more about each volunteer opportunity, or to fill out volunteer interest forms.
Many volunteer opportunities are seasonal, and we are not always able to fill volunteer requests right away. If you need immediate assistance, please contact the Denver Urban Gardens office at 303.292.9900 and ask to speak to the coordinator of the program you are most interested in volunteering with.
- Seed Sorting and Delivery for Free Seeds and Transplants Program
Denver Urban Gardens is seeking volunteers to assist in filling orders and delivering seeds for our Free Seeds and Transplants program, which provides free vegetable seeds and plants to over 5,000 in-need individuals each year. Click here for details.
- DUG's General Volunteer List
Join this list to receive periodic emails with information about upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. Our general volunteer list is the best way to stay informed of volunteer opportunities in all Denver Urban Gardens programs.
- Community Garden Construction and Maintenance
Help to build and improve community gardens throughout Metro Denver.
- DeLaney Community Farm
Volunteer at DUG's community farm in Aurora.
- Youth Education (Connecting Generations)
Our Connecting Generations program for intergenerational mentorship provides ongoing volunteer opportunities through school-based community gardens.
- Master Composter Training Program
Over a 10-week period in the spring, Master Composters learn all about home and community garden composting, and then share that knowledge with the community through volunteer GiveBack Hours during the growing season.
- Master Community Gardener Training Program
Over an 11-week period in the spring, Master Community Gardeners are trained in all aspects of community gardening, with a focus on community organizing and basic horticultural knowledge. Participants are required to return volunteer GiveBack Hours in exchange for their training.