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Materials Loader

Materials Loader

everyone deserves fresh produce

volunteer as Materials Loader

All materials are centrally delivered to the GardenWorks Project at a facility in West Chicago. Materials Loaders do the heavy lifting (literally) to make sure soil, compost, and raised bed wooden frames get loaded into the trucks for Materials Distributors. We need volunteers to work Friday and Saturday shifts (approximately 3 hours) at this location. This is a great activity for groups.

Sign up here now to indicate your interest in volunteering as a Materials Loader.  You will be included on all future notices about our builds.


Skills Desired:

  • 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


  • 2-3 hours shifts on Friday and/or Saturday afternoons on May weekends

Who's RSVPing

Ryan Sauers

Will you help?