Cross Over Community Development is developing an urban garden program that combines ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages), community health and entrepreneurship. We are seeking volunteers to support the initial stages of this bold program.

Volunteer Form

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Most Needed Volunteer Tasks:
  • Help develop a vacant lot into a vibrant garden and community space:
    • Work with the Garden Manager to create a garden design
    • Determine materials needed (tools, seeds/plants, wood, water cans, bench, etc) and source them
    • Layout garden design and implement (mark out garden beds, build raised beds, source and apply compost)
    • Host weekly volunteer days to implement garden
    • Recruit volunteers and gardeners (invite members of refugee and local community)
    • Install greenhouses from kits
  • Provide webpage & social media support
  • Help with research projects:
    • Identify foods in high demand in ethnic groups
    • Gather resources for teaching English to oral cultures
    • Curriculum options for teaching obesity and food related illness prevention
  • Organize events in garden:
    • Plan garden event(s) to build community
    • Host educational program in garden such as gardening, compost, cooking and nutrition
  • Fundraising support: grant writing, donation requests, kick starter campaign, etc.
  • We need your help!

    We are excited to hear you are ready to help us!
    Please provide the following information..