Get Involved with Seed St. Louis!
Ready to dig in? Our passionate volunteers make it possible for our gardens to grow, our communities to flourish and our neighbors to be proud of our beautiful city. They serve alongside our dedicated staff to educate and empower our communities through gardening and urban agriculture.
Volunteer Opportunities for Individuals
Interested in volunteering? Please complete the Individual Volunteer Interest Form below and we will be in contact!
Volunteer Opportunity: Demonstration Garden Volunteer
Volunteer Location: 5575 Enright Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63112
Specific Saturday mornings will be scheduled as we design and build our new Demonstration Garden at the Delmar Divine. Volunteer activities can include building, planting, and seasonal tasks. Prior to beginning service, new volunteers must attend a on-site volunteer orientation. Those on the contact list will be notified of new orientations.
Volunteer Opportunity: Construction Volunteer
Volunteer Location: Seed St. Louis Carriage House, 3815 Bell Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63108
In early 2022, we will hold multiple volunteer days to pre-build structures like raised beds, compost bins, benches, etc. for community and school gardens that request them. We will also have volunteer opportunities at the gardens or orchards to install those structures. Construction experience is not required.
Complete the Individual Volunteer Interest Form above to be added to the contact list!
Another option for individuals is to volunteer at a community garden or orchard near them. Seed St. Louis supports a network of 250+ community gardens and orchards and volunteers are always needed! To find a location near you check out our network map. If you see a garden or orchard you are interested in contact our Director of Engagement at [email protected] or 314.588.9600 x110 receive the garden/orchard leader’s contact information.
The Seed St. Louis school program supports more than 90 school gardens. The program’s overall goal is to allow youth to learn through hands-on activities, experience healthy food and contribute to a garden that improves their community. Volunteer opportunities include working with students and teacher in the garden and helping maintain a school garden during the summer months. To find a school garden or orchard near you check out our network map. If you see one you are interested in contact our Director of Engagement at [email protected] or 314.588.9600 x110 receive the garden/orchard leader’s contact information.
We welcome all kinds of volunteer groups including corporations, churches, school and more. Get your group outside for the day and make a difference in the community!
We offer flexible options for volunteer groups and will work with you to create an experience that makes sense for your group. Groups will volunteer with us for team building, connecting to their community, media opportunities and seeing how they can impact their local communities.
Complete the Group Interest Volunteer Form below and we will be in contact!
Volunteer Forms & Handbook
We ask that those new to Seed St. Louis, as well as those under 18, bring a completed Volunteer Consent Form or Parental Consent Form to the event.
Director of Engagement
Volunteer at a Garden or Orchard
Are you ready to volunteer at a Seed St. Louis garden? Volunteering with Seed St. Louis is a great hands-on way for individuals and groups to support their community.
Want to Learn with Us?
Seed St. Louis hosts over 40 free virtual classes throughout the year. Our staff provides a wide variety of classes for all gardening enthusiasts.