Volunteer Opportunity

Agricultural Heritage Center Gardener

Opportunity Type: Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity
Department: Parks & Open Space
Category: Open Space, Environment, and Gardening
Time Commitment & Minimum Age: Work at least two one-hour shifts per month between late March and early November. Must be at least 14 years old.

The Agricultural Heritage Center is located at 8348 Ute Highway 66 west of Longmont.

Program Summary:

Volunteers manage the World War I era Victory Garden (heirloom) at the Agricultural Heritage Center at the Lohr/McIntosh Farm.


  • Opportunity to meet and work with people with similar interests.
  • Advanced training sessions and field trips.
  • Access to our Volunteer Resource Library.
  • Receive monthly Cultural History Corner newsletter.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work on a team of volunteers to plan, plant, weed, water, and harvest the garden.
  • Occasionally speak to visitors if volunteering during public visitation hours.
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Must be at least 14 years old (volunteers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult parent/guardian during training and volunteer shifts).
  • Gardening experience.
  • Ability to work on a team and independently at different times of the year.
  • Knowledge or interest in agriculture, historic preservation, and/or local history.
  • Computer and internet required for scheduling and to record volunteer hours.
  • Must have personal transportation.
  • Pass background check.
Training Dates and Information:
  • Attend new volunteer training and orientation.
  • Minimum commitment of two 1 hour shifts per month (early May – early Nov.).

For more information, please contact Jim Drew at jdrew@bouldercounty.gov

Application Process:

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