Thank you to all of our wonderful 2023 volunteers!

See you in 2024! 

 

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. 

Thank you for your support!

Volunteer scheduling opens in spring of 2024!

We look forward to seeing you.

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General Guidelines

Thank you for your support this season! We look forward to seeing you in 2024. Help grow, tend, and harvest fruits and vegetables for our neighbors experiencing hunger. Your efforts impact the lives of many in our community who do not have access to proper nutritional resources. Gather family, friends, neighbors, colleagues, and groups you participate in, to spend a morning in the fresh air and get your hands in the dirt. 

In Grafton we welcome volunteers Monday through Saturday , May through October from 9:00 am to Noon (excluding holidays) at the Grafton farm. In Harvard we welcome volunteers (high school age and above) from August 31 to October 20 – Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to Noon.

As a Points of Light certified Service Enterprise you can be assured your team will have a great volunteer experience. To request a group volunteer visit please fill out and submit this form.

We are a working farm! All activities take place outside. Wear seasonally appropriate clothing that you won’t mind getting dirty, closed toe shoes, and a hat. Wear sunscreen and carry a refillable water bottle.

Please read the location specific Frequently Asked Questions document prior to your volunteer shift.  You’ll be glad you did. 🙂

FAQ FARM Grafton Location

FAQ ORCHARD Harvard Location

Schedule a Volunteer Group

The Grafton Farm hosts groups up to 100, May through October 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 31 through October 20, from 9am to noon – Monday through Friday. We also have opportunities on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons in September for groups of up to 15 to assist in sorting and packaging apples.

We are a working farm! All activities take place outside. Wear seasonally appropriate clothing that you won’t mind getting dirty, closed toe shoes, and a hat. Wear sunscreen and carry a refillable water bottle. Please read the location specific Frequently Asked Questions document prior to your volunteer shift.  You’ll be glad you did. 🙂

FAQ FARM Grafton Location

FAQ ORCHARD Harvard Location

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

Sign up!!

Individual Drop In Volunteers

We are a working farm! All activities take place outside. Wear seasonally appropriate clothing that you won’t mind getting dirty, closed toe shoes, and a hat. Wear sunscreen and carry a refillable water bottle.

During the season, individual volunteers help whenever they are able without needing to schedule a visit. Open Monday through Friday from 9 am to noon (excluding holidays) for Drop In volunteering through mid-October. All ages are welcome, volunteers under the age of 16.5 must be accompanied by an adult.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER AS A DROP IN VOLUNTEER.

Drop in volunteering is not available in Harvard.

Become a Team Leader

Team Leading is a rewarding hands-on experience guiding diverse groups of volunteers in 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 thousands of volunteers who visit us.

What does a Team Leader do?

A great Volunteer Team Leader has a friendly and engaging personality and leads small groups of volunteers in hands-on farm activities to support our mission of educating and engaging volunteers to grow fruits and vegetables for hunger relief.  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 get your yellow hat! Email  volunteer@community-harvest.org with questions!

Apply Here!