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Project Coordinator (250) 731-8330

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VOLUNTEERS CAN BE INVOLVED IN:

  • HELPING TO HARVEST AND SORT FRUIT/NUTS/VEGGIES

  • SAFELY MOVING LADDERS AND BOXES OF FRUIT AT SITE

  • CLEANING UP WASTE FRUIT AND DEBRIS FROM BENEATH TREES

  • TRANSPORTING LADDERS AND EQUIPMENT TO AND FROM THE PICK SITE

  • KEEPING AN EYE ON SAFETY AND PROCEDURE DURING HARVESTING

  • WEIGHING AND RECORDING HARVESTED FRUIT

  • DROPPING OFF FRUIT DONATIONS

ALL VOLUNTEERS

  • SHARE 1/3 OF THE HARVESTED FRUIT

  • PAY THE $10 GLEANING MEMBERSHIP FEE

  • MUST ATTEND ORIENTATION SESSION

WHAT IS EXPECTED OF VOLUNTEERS?

  • BRING YOUR OWN BOXES TO TAKE HOME YOUR SHARE OF THE FRUIT

  • RESPECT THE HOMEOWNER AND THEIR PROPERTY

  • RESPECT THE OTHER VOLUNTEERS AND THE PROJECT COORDINATORS

  • ONLY PICK WHAT IS REQUESTED

  • ONLY ENTER SOMEONES PROPERTY WITH PERMISSION

  • TREAT TREES WITH CARE (NO CLIMBING/SHAKING)

  • RAKE THE GROUND/CLEAN UP WHEN DONE

  • BE AN AMBASSADOR FOR THE PROJECT!

WANT MORE INFORMATION ON VOLUNTEERING? CLICK HERE

WANT MORE INFORMATION ON FRUIT DISTRIBUTION? CLICK HERE

HOW DO I SIGN UP?

 

To view the sign up video click here

STEP 1

FILL IN OUR FORM

First we need to get to know you better. Please fill in our volunteer sign up form. If you need assistance contact us

STEP 2

PAY GLEANING MEMBERSHIP FEE

Once we receive your payment you will be given access to our online resources and be able to sign up for pick events. Pay Here

STEP 3

ATTEND AN ORIENTATION SESSION

Each volunteer must attend an orientation session. At orientation you will learn about pick safety, how to use our online resources, and how pick events are run. It is a great opportunity to meet other volunteers. 

STEP 4

SIGN UP FOR PICKS

Using our pick coordination sheet.

STEP 5

MARK PICK DATE(S) ON YOUR CALENDAR

STEP 6

CONFIRM PICK

Contact the homeowner and other volunteers a few days before the pick to make sure the pick is still happening and that you know where to go. 

STEP 7

PREPARE FOR PICK DAY

Set aside boxes to put fruit in and prepare any other material you may need for picking.

STEP 8

PICK SOME FRUIT

Go to the pick events that you have signed up for.

STEP 9

Fill out

pick log

After you have finished each pick make sure you fill out a pick log so that we can keep track of who, what, where, and when.

Ready to sign up now? CLICK HERE