Garden Volunteer

Enjoy the fresh air and some exercise while you make a difference for people with developmental disabilities and those in your community when you volunteer in the Sunflower Hill Garden. As a Garden Volunteer, you will help with harvesting, weeding, mulching, and more! No experience is required. We offer volunteer opportunities for individuals, and community and corporate groups.


Thursdays and Fridays
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM


  • One (1) time per month for a duration of 6 months.
  • Thursday and or/Friday mornings from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, check-in begins at 8:50 AM.
  • Must pass a background check* prior to volunteering.


Tasks may include planting, pruning, harvesting, sorting, washing, prepping and storing fresh produce, weed management, preparing garden beds, mulching walk spaces, and other landscape maintenance and cleanup. Training and ongoing support will be provided.

Individual Volunteer Description

Individual Application


Summer 2021 Group Volunteer Dates:

  • June 4
  • June 18
  • July 16
  • July 30

9:00AM – 12:00PM (8:50AM check-in)

Group Volunteer opportunities in the Sunflower Hill Garden are open to community and corporate groups. Garden Group Volunteers will enjoy working together to improve and maintain a healthy and active growing garden, positively impacting our program participant interaction with the space as well as boosting our local donation efforts. Depending on the season, groups can look forward to engaging in any number of important gardening tasks, such as: planting, harvesting, bed building, weeding, mulching, etc. No previous experience or tools needed.

Group Volunteers include up to 10 adults, with the option for each adult to bring one minor (1:1 ratio) and work together in the garden space, distanced from others.

If your group is interested in volunteering, submit a group application below with your groups’ preferred dates, along with any additional notes. We will contact you within 48 business hours to confirm a date and gather more information to help our trained staff plan for your group visit.

Group Application

The Sunflower Hill Garden is located at:

Hagemann Ranch
455 Olivina Ave.
Livermore, CA 94551

* Background checks are $42.00 and are paid by volunteer.
** Specific duties and responsibilities may vary.
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