Volunteers are the lifeblood of Woodwynn Farms and one of our greatest assets.
Individuals, groups as small as two, as large as 200 and anywhere in between have joined us and continue to join us for a variety of farm-related projects and on-site events.
Volunteering occurs year-round at Woodwynn Farms as there is no downtime on our 93-acre farm. Our focus changes throughout the seasons as the farm’s needs change. Our land, gardens, greenhouses and livestock require daily attention and maintenance. The need for extra help remains year-round.
A variety of events and fundraisers occur on the farm throughout the year with volunteers being a vital component.
Who Volunteers at Woodwynn Farms?
Individuals regularly volunteer at Woodwynn Farms in a range of capacities and duration. Individuals can volunteer for a few hours, a day or two, for a specific project or for a much longer duration. We’re very flexible based on your time and availability and our needs.
Groups regularly volunteer at Woodwynn Farms for a specific project, event or activity. Many local groups volunteer annually as part of their commitment to give back to the greater community.
- Individuals and families
- Wwoofers, Work Aways and travellers
- Corporations and local businesses
- Church and faith groups
- Non-profit groups and associations
- Service clubs and organizations
- Secondary and post-secondary school groups and associations
- Musicians, chefs, artists, landscapers and other service providers
- Anyone with a desire to lend a hand and get involved
For a partial list of the many past Woodwynn Farms group volunteers click here
Volunteer Application Process:
A completed Volunteer Application is mandatory for all individuals interested in volunteering at Woodwynn Farms. An application can be obtained by clicking on the ‘Volunteer Application’ link below:
The application will open as a pdf on your computer. Please print and complete the entire application. Submit your completed application to Woodwynn Farms by email, mail or in person at the farm during regular office hours.
A staff member will get in touch with you to discuss your application and interest in volunteering at Woodwynn Farms. Please be patient while waiting to hear back from us. We receive a high volume of volunteer requests and require time to review each application.
If we determine that a good fit exists with the unique needs of the farm and your specific interests, our team will work together with you to set-up a mutual date, time and farm project.
For contact information, office hours and directions click here
Groups and Organizations:
Please contact our office by email or phone and share with us:
- Your group’s name
- How many people are in your group (approximately)
- Why your group would like to volunteer at Woodwynn Farms
- Any farm-related experience
- Time of year/season your group is available to volunteer
- Any specific area of interest or initiative your group is interested in
Let’s connect and see what we can co-create together!