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Amazing Solid Ground volunteers!

Most of Solid Ground's 30 different programs and services rely on volunteers. Volunteers are an indispensable resource that helps multiply the impact our work can make in our communities.

Individual Volunteers

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Solid Ground has various volunteer opportunities to accommodate many different schedules and interests throughout Seattle. Current Individual Volunteer positions are listed below; click on the opportunity title to view full details.

VolunteerLocation
Be On Call to Support our Farm Field TripsMarra Farm and Seattle Community Farm (see description for details)
Broadview Emergency Shelter & Transitional Housing VolunteersConfidential location in Seattle; confirmed volunteers will receive directions.
Charlie’s Produce Pick-Up and DeliveryPick-up at Charlie’s Produce in SODO, deliver to Solid Ground in Wallingford
Co-Teach Garden Education at our Urban FarmsMarra Farm and Seattle Community Farm (see description for details)
Do You Love Whole Foods? Help Us With Our Grocery Shopping!Seattle
Feed our Community through Organic Gardening and Urban Farming!Marra Farm and Seattle Community Farm (see description for details)
Grow a Row of Extra Veggies for Local Food Banks!A garden near you!
Laundry HelperSolid Ground Headquarters (1501 N 45th St, Seattle, WA 98103, Wallingford neighborhood)
On-Call Pick-Up and Delivery VolunteersSolid Ground Headquarters (1501 N 45th St, Seattle, WA 98103, Wallingford neighborhood) to various locations in the Seattle area
Provide Nutrition Education in Low Income CommunitiesLocal community centers, transitional housing facilities and low-income housing buildings
Share Your Cooking Skills with People Living on Low IncomesLocal community centers, transitional housing facilities and low-income housing buildings
Use Your Photography Skills in the Garden with Lettuce Link!Marra Farm (South Park neighborhood, 9026 4th Ave S, 98108)

Group Volunteers

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During the winter months, Solid Ground has limited group volunteering opportunities. However, we would love to learn about your organization’s community service goals and how we can work together in the future to make an impact in our community. To learn more about our spring opportunities, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at 206.694.6825 or volunteers@solid-ground.org.

VolunteerLocation
Feed our Community through Gardening and Urban Farming!Marra Farm and Seattle Community Farm (see description for details)

 

Internships

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Solid Ground periodically has internship positions for both students and individuals interested in gaining career experience. We work to make positions as flexible as possible to match applicants' school requirements and/or learning goals. Any open internships are listed in the Individual Volunteers section above, which also includes application instructions. For questions about any of our posted positions, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at 
206.694.6825 or
 volunteers@solid-ground.org
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Apply to Volunteer

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Application Process

To get on Solid Ground's general volunteer list, please complete and submit a Volunteer Application form and Washington State Patrol Background Check form. Your personal information will be kept strictly confidential and will not be sold or given to any other organization. (Please note: Some Solid Ground programs use their own volunteer application forms, so if you are interested in any of the specific volunteer positions listed on our Individual Volunteers or Group Volunteers sections, please see each individual volunteer description for how to apply.)

1) Apply online:

  • Online Volunteer Application: Please fill in as much information as you can, as it helps our volunteer coordinator match you with the most appropriate opportunities.
  • Washington State Patrol Background Check form: For your Background Check to be complete, it must contain a valid signature. Please print and sign this form, then fax, mail or scan and email it to our Volunteer Coordinator (see fax and address below).

2) Complete a paper application:

  • Volunteer Application (MS Word): If you prefer not to apply online, please download this Word version of our Volunteer Application. After completing your application, fill out and sign the Background Check, and mail, fax or email both forms to the contact info below.
  • Washington State Patrol Background Check form: For your Background Check to be complete, it must contain a valid signature. Please print and sign this form, then fax, mail or scan and email it to our Volunteer Coordinator (see fax and address below).

3) Review our Volunteer Manual:

  • Volunteer Manual: Refer to this manual for information about Solid Ground's mission, history and programs as well as our volunteer and organizational policies.

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Contact Us

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PHONE: 
206.694.6825 (TTY: 7.1.1)

EMAIL:
volunteers@solid-ground.org

FAX: 
206.694.6777

ADDRESS: 
Volunteer Coordinator at Solid Ground 
1501 North 45th Street
Seattle, WA 98103-6708

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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