Volunteer at a Community Garden

Volunteering with the City of Oakland Community Gardening program is a great way to get involved with your community and meet people.

Email Peter Collier, Community Garden Program Coordinator

Email Us

Call Peter Collier, Community Garden Program Coordinator

(510) 238-2197

There are five regularly scheduled volunteer days every month occurring on Saturdays. Simply show up and lend a hand if you would like. There will be someone at each of these days to sign off on service hours.

Garden Volunteer Dates and Locations
Arroyo Viejo
Arthur Street and 79th Avenue
1st Saturday at 1:30 pm
Bella Vista Community Garden
Behind Bella Vista School
1025 E 28th Street
2nd Saturday at 2:00 pm
Bushrod Community Garden
584 59th Street
1st Saturday at 10:00 am
Golden Gate Community Garden
1068 62nd Street
3rd Saturday at 11:00 am
Lakeside Park Kitchen Garden
666 Bellevue Avenue
4th Saturday at 9:00 am
Temescal Community Garden
876 47th Street
2nd Saturday at 10:00 am
Verdese Carter
Bancroft and 96th Avenue
3rd Saturday at 9:00 am

We welcome larger groups of volunteers too. Contact the program coordinator to schedule your volunteering event. The program coordinator will help choose a project, teach your volunteers, and more.