VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

Volunteers are vital to the success of the Northville Community Foundation and Maybury Farm and we are grateful for the many volunteers who help us make a difference in our community each year!

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

 

 

FARMHAND 

Help us care for the working animals on the farm!  Chores include

feeding, mucking and cleaning stalls, putting down new bedding,

grooming, blowing and sweeping the barn, fence repair and

organizing.

 

GROUNDS & MAINTENANCE

There is always a need for help with keeping the Farm in good repair in many areas including equipment, landscaping, construction, fence repair, etc.  People with experience in grounds and equipment repair are a great asset to the Farm.  We also need experienced tractor drivers for school farm tours, fall Corn Maze, group rentals and corporate events. 

 

STORY TIME

Come and read stories to children and help lead farm-based

activities with them!  Each Wednesday & Thursday throughout the

summer Maybury Farm offers Story Time for Kids at 11:00am following

by a time for crafts, songs or engaging with one of our animals and

teaching the kids about their role on the farm.  Perfect for those

who enjoy reading and interacting with kids!

 

CORN MAZE

The Corn Maze at Maybury Farm runs from September through the last weekend in October and raises funds for the operation of the Farm.  Volunteers are needed to help in our Welcome Center, around the Farm, and out in the Maze. 

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Maybury Farm offers several special events throughout the year to

help raise money for Farm operations.  Perfect for those who enjoy

event planning and being part of big event with lots of guests.  This

is a great opportunity for those interested in a short-term volunteer

commitment.

 

GARDENING

Assist with growing the Maybury Farm garden!  Volunteers needed to help with weeding, maintenance, planting, harvesting and putting the garden to bed in the spring, summer and fall. 

 

HOLIDAY HOME TOUR

Join the fun in selecting homes for the tour, finding decorators and

then hosting this marvelous event held annually in November.  Or, if

you prefer, volunteer to be a host or hostess in one of the homes

the day of the event. Five beautiful Northville homes are selected

and then decorated for the holidays!

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Please note that due to the nature of our work with children and the public, we require full background checks for all non-event volunteers. Background checks are $17 to be paid by the volunteer. Eligible volunteers will receive a follow-up once they have submitted their application with a link to complete and pay for their background check. Fees are not refunded in the event a volunteer does not qualify to volunteer with NCF/Maybury Farm based on the information provided in the background check.

CORPORATE / GROUPS WHO WISH TO VOLUNTEER -

PLEASE EMAIL FARMTEAM@MAYBURYFARM.ORG TO INQUIRE

ABOUT GROUP VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES.

Maybury Farm is a program of the Northville Community Foundation,

a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to enhance & enrich life in the community.  The Farm receives no tax dollars to operate. 

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