We hope you take the chance to look through all the volunteering opportunities available at YUMI. If you would like to get involved but don't see the opportunity you're looking for, please do get in touch - we're happy to create new opportunities as far as we are able.

All opportunities on this page are current - we regularly update this page and remove any roles that are filled

YUMI Gardeners

The YUMI community garden grows more than fruit and vegetables - it grows community, lasting friendships, good health, and a lot more besides! As a volunteer gardener you'll....Read more


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Event volunteers

If you're looking to meet people and get involved in local community activity YUMI could be just what you're looking for. Over the summer we'll be running and attending lots of events at our International Community Garden at Fulford Cross Allotments and across the city. We're looking for people to help us with:

  • marketing and communications
  • setting up events
  • crafts activities for children
  • selling produce
  • sharing information about YUMI with the public
  • evaluation

We provide an induction and support with all opportunities. Get in touch to find out more.

"The Garden for me was a place to relax, get my hands dirty in the soil and have fun with other YUMI members. It gave me the time to think and reflect on my week. I also loved going to the garden because Helen was always there with a big smile and heart warming conversations making me feel welcome. It was one of my favourite places in York" - Fabiana, Venezuela.