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
+ each MONDAY 9am-2pm

Help sort produce, prepare a meal, and maintain The GrowHaus' food-prep space during our weekly Cosechando Salud (Harvesting Health) program.  Each Monday we have a no-cost grocery program, cooking class, exercise classes, a community meal, and more. When you volunteer, please wear closed-toe shoes and clean, comfortable clothing. Long hair will need to be pulled back.  Click through to learn more about Cosechando Salud.

 

 

Cosechando Salud Volunteer Shift 1: +9:00AM-11:30AM

 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:
+11:30AM-2:30PM

This opportunity includes refilling food during the no-cost grocery 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 11am-2pm

Help with the mobile portion of our weekly Cosechando Salud (Harvesting Health) no-cost grocery program. 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, check out Cosechando Salud.

 

Assembling Food Boxes
+every Friday from 9:30am-noon

Help assemble the food boxes for members of our community and families throughout Denver.  Our Food Box Program is amazing. When you volunteer, please wear closed toe shoes and clean, comfortable clothing. Long hair will also need to be tied back.

 

Growasis & Garden Plant Maintenance
+2nd & 4th Tuesday from 3-5pm each month

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Come help us take care of our educational greenhouse space, our Growasis! 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 includes activities like pruning, watering, transplanting and other general garden maintenance. During the warmer months we need help with weeding and other maintenance in our outdoor classroom gardens! Year round, we need help caring for our chickens and bunnies!

Learn more about education programs that use our Growasis space and outdoor classroom by checking out our Education Programs.

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

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