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Community Garden Volunteer


Join our community at Paradise Parking Plots Community Garden through supporting essential maintenance tasks that keep our shared space healthy, safe and vibrant! Paradise Parking Plots is a 1.5-acre community garden that provides space for refugee, immigrant and Kent resident gardeners to grow cultural foods and reconnect with the soil. Volunteer help to ensure this shared site stays maintained and safe for gardeners to continue growing food in.



Weeding and mulching our food forest, pollinator berm, raingardens and restoration areas

Supporting larger volunteer events

Sharing gardening tips & expertise with refugee and immigrant gardeners

Assisting gardeners with their plot upkeep as needed/requested

Help acquire materials to support community garden function, such as seeds, plant starts or potting soil

Support the Community Garden Coordinator in ensuring water needs are met throughout the garden by filling up cisterns and turning on/off irrigation systems

Assisting with special construction projects as needed



Must be 18 years of age or older

Available to be onsite at the community garden in Kent 2-4 days/month

Able to carry out various physical tasks such as weeding, mulching and pushing wheelbarrows

Comfortability interacting cross-culturally and with those who may not have English as their first language

Plant/botany or landscaping knowledge is a plus, but not required

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