VOLUNTEERING AT THE GROWHAUS

The GrowHaus relies heavily on volunteers to perform many of our daily tasks. If you want to become involved in food justice, are looking for an internship opportunity, or just have time to donate your professional skills, we'd love to hear from you! 

All of our volunteer opportunities are drop-in, no registration necessary! We welcome you to join our team for any of the opportunities below.  

If you are looking to bring a group of 5+, contact volunteer@thegrowhaus.org to schedule your volunteer visit.

BEFORE VOLUNTEERING, PLEASE FILL OUT OUR VOLUNTEER AGREEMENT AND LIABILITY WAIVER.

(formulario en Español)

 

 

Cosechando Salud No-cost food pantry and cooking class (eVERY MONDAY 9 a.m.-1 p.M.)

Help sort produce, prepare a meal, and maintain The GrowHaus' food prep space during our weekly Cosechando Salud (Harvesting Health) cooking class and free food pantry. When you volunteer, please wear closed toe shoes and clean comfortable clothing. If your hair is long enough it will need to be pulled up. To learn more about Cosechando Salud, click here.

 

 

Cosechando Salud  Volunteer – SHIFT 1 - 9:00A.M. - 11:30A.M.

 This opportunity includes taking out and sorting fresh food rescued by Denver Food Rescue.  Basic duties include; taking food out of the walk-in cooler on a cart, reviewing food and sorting it into same categories for community members to create their own food boxes.  

Cosechando Salud Volunteer- SHIFT 2 - 11:30A.M. - 2:30P.M.

This opportunity includes refilling food during the no-cost food pantry program and clean up after the participants have finished receiving their food boxes.  Basic duties include; consolidating left-over food and returning it to the walk in cooler, composting food that cannot be saved for the following day, clean tables, sweep and wash floors, break down food containers.

COSECHANDO SALUD MOVIL DELIVERIES (EVERY MONDAY 11 A.M.- 1 P.M.)

Help with the mobile portion of our weekly Cosechando Salud (Harvesting Health) cooking class and free food pantry. We need volunteers to help deliver food by bike to individuals and families that cannot leave their homes to pick-up food. To learn more about Cosechando Salud, click here.

 

Assembling Food Boxes (every Friday at 9:30 a.m. )

Help assemble the food boxes for members of our community and families throughout Denver.  Learn more about the food box program by clicking here. When you volunteer, please wear closed toe shoes and clean comfortable clothing. If your hair is long enough it will need to be pulled up. 

 

Plant Maintenance in the Growasis and backyard (2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month AT 3:00 pm)

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Learn about greenhouse growing while helping with plant maintenance in the Growasis, our educational greenhouse space, and Outdoor Classroom. The Growasis is home to a variety of tropical trees, perennial herbs, and annual vegetable plants as part of a permaculture food forest design. This opportunity includes weeding, watering, pruning and other general maintenance. Learn more about education programs that use the Growasis space by clicking here

 

Thank you! To all who volunteer and believe in our mission! 

If you have general questions about volunteering, please contact volunteer@thegrowhaus.org.