Book a Volunteer Group for The Grafton Farm or The Harvard Orchard

or Sign up as a Drop In Volunteer Below!

 

Come on your own

Individuals are welcome to volunteer during “Drop In” hours at our Grafton Location Monday through Saturday from 9:00 am to Noon, May through September, and from Monday through Friday until the end of October. [Excluding holidays] Please see below for more information.

Bring a Group

Groups of 5 people or more are scheduled to ensure we are prepared with the right sized project and equipment. Fill out the form below to tell us more about your group and when you would like to come!

Team Leader

Our Team Leaders work with CHP Field Staff and Interns to represent the organization and ensure a positive experience for the over 7,500 volunteers that work with us annually. 

Celebrating the 20th season at our Grafton farm!

Volunteer Scheduling is CLOSED for 2022 in both locations!

See you next season!

We are closed for SATURDAY Drop In volunteering for the remainder of the 2022 season.

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General Guidelines

We are closed for SATURDAY Drop In volunteering for the remainder of the 2022 season. Scheduling Closed for 2022. The Grafton Farm hosts groups up to 100, May 2 through October 14, Monday through Saturday from 9:00 am to noon. Volunteers under 16.5 must be accompanied by an adult.

The Harvard Orchard hosts groups of volunteers (high school age and above) from the end of August through October, Monday through Friday, 9am to noon.

We are a working farm! All activities take place outside. Wear clothing you don’t mind getting dirty, closed-toed shoes, a hat, and seasonally appropriate items. Wear sunscreen and carry a refillable water bottle. Please read the Grafton CHP Grafton Farm FAQ and the  CHP ORCHARD FAQ prior to your visit with us.

Schedule a Volunteer Group

Scheduling for the Farm and the Orchard is FULL.  The Grafton Farm hosts groups up to 100, May 2 through October 14, Monday through Saturday from 9:00 am to noon. Volunteers under 16.5 must be accompanied by an adult.

The Harvard Orchard hosts groups of volunteers (high school age and above) from the end of August through October, Tuesday through Friday, 9am to noon.

We are a working farm! All activities take place outside. Wear clothing you don’t mind getting dirty, closed-toed shoes, a hat, and seasonally appropriate items. Wear sunscreen and carry a refillable water bottle. Please read the Grafton CHP Grafton Farm FAQ and the  CHP ORCHARD FAQ prior to your visit with us.

If you have volunteer related questions (not to schedule a shift) email volunteer@community-harvest.org

Sign up a Group

Individual Drop In Volunteers

We are closed on Saturdays for Drop In volunteering for the rest of the 2022 season.

Drop In Volunteers are welcome at our Grafton Location. This allows individual volunteers to help whenever they are able without needing to schedule a visit. Open Monday through Saturday from 9 am to Noon (excluding holidays) for Drop In volunteering through the end of September. Drop in hours continue Monday through Friday through October. All ages are welcome, volunteers under the age of 16.5 must be accompanied by an adult.

Drop in volunteering is not available in Harvard – we host groups of  up to 35 people. Schedule your group below!

We are a working farm! All volunteer activities take place outside. Wear clothing that you don’t mind getting dirty,  closed-toed shoes, a hat, and seasonally appropriate items. Wear sunscreen and carry a refillable water bottle. Please read the FAQ for your location prior to your visit. Orchard FAQ is here. Grafton Farm FAQ is here.

Become a Team Leader

Team Leading is an extremely rewarding hands-on experience that involves guiding diverse groups of volunteers in completing various farm activities.  Volunteer Team Leaders are the backbone of Community Harvest Project’s success story.  Our Team Leaders work with CHP Field Staff and Interns to represent the organization and ensure a positive experience for the over 7,500 volunteers that work with us annually.

What does a Team Leader do?

A great Volunteer Team Leader is interested in supporting the farm and producing fresh produce for the hunger relief network in Central and Eastern Massachusetts. They have a friendly and engaging personality, and the desire to lead small groups of volunteers in hands-on farm activities.  If assisting and leading diverse groups of volunteers from pre-K to senior citizens in farm activities in various types of weather sounds like an exciting challenge, then this role is for you! Join our Team Leaders and present a world class volunteer experience! Email volunteer@community-harvest.org.

Apply Here!