Our current volunteer opportunities are listed below. Sign up by filling out the form at the bottom of the page, or contact our volunteer coordinator, Kai Wilmsen for more details. Thanks for your help, we sincerely appreciate it!

Upcoming Events

Sustainable Agriculture Conference
Oconee County Civic Center, 2661 Hog Mountain Road Watkinsville, GA
Saturday February 10th 8am – 6pm

Join us for our second Sustainable Agriculture Conference put on in collaboration UGA Cooperative Extension and USDA agencies. This two-day conference will feature farm tours, inspiring stories, hands-on demonstrative workshops and networking with national agencies, local extension offices, and community partners. The Sustainable Agriculture Conference will offer the opportunity for new and beginning farmers, ranchers, foresters, agricultural producers, and landowners to learn more about farming skills and techniques, developing business plans, and land conservation and land equity issues.

We are looking for volunteers to support the conference on Sat. Feb. 10th. Tasks will include: conference set-up, registration help, set-up and clean-up of lunch, and breakdown and clean-up at the end of the day. There will be 3 separate volunteer shifts, and anyone that volunteers for a full shift will have their conference registration fees waived. Volunteer shift information can be found here.

Recurring Events

Second Saturday Community Farm Work Days
Every Second Saturday of the month 10am – 12pm @ 235 Northside Drive
Upcoming dates: Mar. 10th, Apr. 14th, May 12th.

Sustaining a farm is hard work, and Williams Farm would not be the same without all the time and support volunteers like you provide! Come volunteer on the second Saturday of every month to help keep Williams Farm operating at its full potential. Get outside, get your hands dirty, and help contribute to an invaluable community resource! All are welcome, and no previous gardening or farming experience is required.

Located just two miles from downtown Athens, the Williams Farm is an oasis in the city. ALT staff, community members, and volunteers work together to grow produce, flowers, and herbs for our weekly farmers markets, CSA program, donations to local food banks and soup kitchens. Williams Farm hopes to grow and market healthy affordable food to residents and businesses in the community, serve as a model of sustainable farming, and provide employment and skill-building opportunities for youth in the community. 

Gardening at the West Broad Market Garden
1573 West Broad Street

Join us at the beautiful West Broad Market Garden, located at the historic West Broad School, and help support a thriving community garden! Volunteers will help with farm tasks such as planting, weeding, and harvesting. This is a great opportunity to learn about farming, engage with your community, and meet other folks that share you passions. All are welcome, no prior experience is required, and for your help we can send you home with fresh produce as it’s available!

Please email kai@athenslandtrust.org if you are interested in volunteering

Gardening at the Williams Farm
 235 Northside Drive

We are looking for members of the community who would like to come and lend a helping hand at our Williams Farm! Volunteers would be helping us with farms tasks such as planting, weeding, harvesting etc. It is a great opportunity to learn about farming, give back to your community or to just get out and enjoy the sunshine!

Please email kai@athenslandtrust.org if you are interested in volunteering


For more information, please contact

VISTA Volunteer Coordinator

Kai Wilmsen

Join our team! Check out our job postings!