two volunteers working in the gardens at Heifer Ranch

Gardens Volunteer

Grow experience working within our certified organic garden.

two volunteers working in the gardens at Heifer Ranch

A Garden’s Volunteer works as a part of Heifer Ranch’s Ag Team to grow mixed vegetables using organic standards on a multi-acre garden plot for Heifer USA. Gardens volunteers operate as a part of a team to perform tasks related to propagation, transplanting, plant and soil health, and food-safe harvest procedures.

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woman fertilizing field

Position Duties

  • Assist with planting, harvesting, weeding, and irrigation
  • Monitor plant and soil health, provide pest management and support garden management
  • Greenhouse propagation and transplanting
  • Safely Operate Machinery, Tools, Equipment
group of volunteers that work the gardens at Heifer Ranch

Perks of Volunteering at the Heifer Ranch

  • Valuable experience working with our sustainably raised pastured livestock
  • On-site housing and amenities
  • Small daily stipend
  • A community of likeminded individuals working towards a sustainable future

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Do you have a passion for sustainable agriculture and food systems? Are you looking to grow your experience as a farmer or chef, while helping with Heifer International’s mission to end hunger and poverty? If you are interested in volunteering at the Heifer Ranch in Arkansas, please enter your information below. Volunteers must be 18 years or older and pass a background check. Volunteers serve approximately 40 hours per week, in exchange for on-site housing, a small living stipend, and hands on experience.

Personal Information

I reside in the U.S., or have a valid travel / work visa that will allow me to participate in the program for the required length of service

I am interested in a position gaining experience with

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