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Materials Distributor

Materials Distributor

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volunteer as Materials Distributor

  • May, June, August (3 hrs shifts)
  • DuPage County

Materials Distributors do the heavy lifting (literally) to make sure soil, compost, garden beds, and other garden build materials are at the right place, at the right time. This is a great activity for individuals or groups. 

Access to a truck is required, as is a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance.

Sign up here now to indicate your interest in volunteering as a Materials Distributor.  You will be included on all future notices about our builds.  Materials Distributors sign up to volunteer for specific builds and locations at a TBA meeting in March.


  • Attend build scheduling meeting in March, details TBA
  • Attend the Spring Kickoff Volunteer Meeting
  • 1-2 days prior to builds:
    • Pick up soil, compost, and garden beds for client at our Resource Center
    • Deliver materials to build locations throughout DuPage County

Skills Desired:

  • Access to pick-up truck
  • Ability to safely lift 40 pound bags of soil and compost
  • Ability to safely lift 4' and 8' lengths of raised bed frames

Support Offered:

  • Access to our Volunteer Coordinator, as needed


  • Please plan to sign-up for 2-3 build locations
  • Approximately 8-10 hours total
    • Meetings for approximately 2 hours in March, 2 hours in May
    • Approximately 20 minutes per build + travel time

Will you help?