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
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!
HOW DO I SIGN UP?
To view the sign up video click here
FILL IN OUR FORM
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
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.
SIGN UP FOR PICKS
Using our pick coordination sheet.
MARK PICK DATE(S) ON YOUR CALENDAR
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.
PREPARE FOR PICK DAY
Set aside boxes to put fruit in and prepare any other material you may need for picking.
PICK SOME FRUIT
Go to the pick events that you have signed up for.
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