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Organization Information

Name: Salem Harvest
Website: http://www.salemharvest.org/
Address: 1665 Cottage St SE
City: Salem
State: Oregon
Zip Code: 97302
Description: Salem Harvest is a non-profit organization that coordinates farmers and backyard growers with volunteer pickers to harvest surplus produce and fruit to be donated to local food banks.

Contact Information

First Name: Rob
Last Name: Easton
Phone:  
Email: reaston@salemharvest.org

Opportunity Information

Name: Harvest Leader
Issue Area(s):
  • Environment and Animal Rescue
  • Hunger and Homelessness
Course(s):  
Start Date:  
End Date:  
Description: This position offers flexible schedules, often evenings and weekends.

On the harvest day, you'll help:

  • set up tables for picker registration,
  • stage harvest materials like orchard ladders & produce boxes,
  • manage pickers as they arrive, advise them on harvesting procedures, and take their produce donation
  • put away tables and harvest materials
  • coordinate donation delivery to the food bank.
Commitment -  assist with 2 harvests, shadow a trained Harvest Leader for 2 harvests, lead 2 or more of your own harvests.