Without volunteers, our work would not be possible. Our
volunteers and interns collaborate with expert staff and community organizers
to maintain: 3 community orchards, a commercial seed production garden, a nursery
with 2 greenhouses, 8 school gardens and over a hectare of pollinator housing
and habitat. Our work shifts from season to season but is always hands-on,
collaborative and nature based. From seed saving to tree planting to kite
construction with locally harvested materials, there’s bound to be something of
interest to you. Volunteer positions are open to everyone, youth and youth at
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volunteer e-blast or check out the diversity of opportunities listed below.
Board of Directors Corporate Volunteers
The Garden Drop-In Program offers hands-on gardening
experiences right in the city. Volunteer sessions run weekly throughout the
year, on Saturday afternoons. Volunteers can expect to gain skills in ecological
urban food production, seed saving, wildcrafting and locally harvested and
manufactured art and technology. Sessions are most often held in the Youth Garden, where we
grow seeds for our Urban Seeds Program amidst a thriving community food forest. Once per month, we visit the Means of Production garden.
by EYA and MOPARRC (Means of Production Artists Raw Resource Collective), this
site is home to a remarkable art material forest. The plants in this garden
have been selected and grown by artists to create technology, tools and art.
Stands of willow, ash, hazel, bamboo, and empress are used for fencing,
basketry, instruments and furniture while the perennial beds support paper
making, dye making and other creative uses.
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Internships are a great way to take your involvement with
the Environmental Youth Alliance to the next level. Our internship programs
combine skills training and hands-on learning with in-depth engagement and leadership
in one of the following program areas. Click the links for more information on
Our Growing Kids Interns support 8 schools in using their outdoor gardens as an integrated, living
The EYA board is comprised of young-minded individuals who
are passionate about advancing EYA’s vision. The EYA board supports staff and volunteers through
strategic planning activities, dedicated committees (ie. policy, fundraising,
social enterprise, board recruitment) and establishing direction for other
programming initiatives (ie. project-based funding proposals).
If you or anyone you know are interested in learning more
about EYA board positions, please email email@example.com. We will be happy to
provide an overview of the board’s responsibilities and outline the recruitment
Join us in a beautiful urban oasis for a unique, hands-on
team building experience. We can accommodate large or small groups, generally
from 5-25 people. We prefer at least 3-4 weeks notice in order to arrange a
tailored program and supplies. Come for one hour to a full, sun-shining day. Our rates for
hosting corporate groups vary according to the context. With a staff of trained
group facilitators and access to some of Vancouver’s most beautiful food
production gardens, we can host a unique team building experience for you and
Please get in touch to begin planning your group’s personalized
experience – firstname.lastname@example.org