General Volunteer Opportunities

Are you a backyard farmer or gardener that wants to share your knowledge? Contact us! Click here to complete the volunteer application.

Are you a writer inspired by nature? We need you too! Please contact us at and find out how we can work together!

Gardener Volunteer

We are looking for a gardener to make sure the soil youth are working with is of the right quality and in good condition, help youth select the right seeds for produce and flower which are ideal for Oakland’s growing conditions, trim and prune shrubs and trees, feed and water the plants and remove weeds, and lay down mulch, wood chips, moss and other soil moisturizers. Click here for a full list of qualifications and to complete a volunteer application!

Carpenter Volunteer

We need a carpenter to help us build, finish, and repair small garden and farm structures using wood, concrete and metal. Click here for a full list of qualifications and to complete a volunteer application!


We have no intern openings at this time.

Employment Opportunities

We have no job openings at this time.

About Acta Non Verba

Acta Non Verba (ANV) is an equal employment opportunity employer and strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply. ANV does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, medical condition including genetic characteristics, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, (including transgender status), weight, height, linguistic characteristics (such as accent and limited English proficiency, where not substantially job-related), citizenship status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Women and Men of color strongly encouraged to apply.

Small stipends may be available to internships and volunteer opportunities. Volunteer opportunities and internships require at least 5-8 hours per week, unless you have more time. Schedule is flexible, but most days will require a minimum of a half hour to keep communications constant. We require a minimum three month commitment.