16+ (5+ when accompanied by a parent/guardian)
Volunteers will help with set up and maintenance for the urban gardens including turning soil, seeding, planting, weeding, and harvesting, depending on the time of the season.
5045 W 1st Ave Denver, CO 80219
10:00-10:30 – Welcome and Overview
10:30-12:30 – Divide and conquer neighborhood garden work
12:30-1:00 – Wrap up at neighborhood gardens and make way back to Jovial concepts
1:00-2:00 – Thank you and all volunteers are welcome to drink specials at Looking Good Diner
Water, sunscreen, and a hat are recommended
There is parking available in the parking lot adjacent to Jovial Concepts, as well as street parking.
Meet in the east parking lot at Jovial Concepts. After the welcome and overview, smaller groups will divide up to do work at individual gardens around the Arvada-Golden-Littleton-Denver area.
Check in with the Jovial Concepts volunteer lead when you arrive. They will provide a brief overview of the benefits of volunteering and will stick with you during the entire experience to make sure you have a blast!
By transforming 40 urban lawns into organic gardens, Jovial Gardens by Jovial Concepts will grow enough fresh produce to feed 250 Colorado families. Using gardens as a classroom, participants learn sustainability, environmental awareness, healthy food practices, and how to combat obesity and other health issues associated with food hardships.
Our mission at Project Helping is to improve mental wellness through accessible experiences that create purpose and community. By volunteering with us, you can meet new people, make a difference in your community, and improve your mental wellness! Learn more at projecthelping.org/volunteer