IN-PERSON OPPORTUNITY - Urban Harvest Gardening Team at Whidby Elementary School Garden


Family Volunteering

Start Date
End Date
3 hours
Whidby Elementary School Garden

7625 Springhill St.
Houston, TX 77021
United States

This activity is best for ages 6 and up with a parent or guardian. Mature teens may participate as a drop off event with certain additional requirements. 

This is a modified, in person volunteering opportunity. Detailed instructions and educational resources will be sent to you upon registration. You will meet for the service opportunity onsite. A COVID waiver from both Generation SERVE and our nonprofit partner will be required. Please be sure to review our Generation SERVE waiver HERE and return your signed copy to

Join us to help Urban Harvest at Whitby Elementary School Garden. Whidby Elementary is a health science magnet school where gardening, nutrition, and health is part of the school culture and curriculum! The purpose of the school garden is to teach students healthy nutrition while providing after school activities and fun, interactive learning in the garden.

Before you arrive:

  • Please sign the volunteer liability waiver and review the media release form.

-Dress comfortably for working outdoors. Wear closed toe shoes, bring a water bottle and a snack.

-Tools will be provided, but you are welcome to bring anything you prefer working with

-A mask is required anytime you are inside the school

Day of:

-Park at the front of the school and access the school garden through the front office. There will be a Garden Educator on site to coordinate volunteer tasks.


Urban Harvest Media Release

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*Generation SERVE updated mask policy- Masks are optional for all participants at outdoor volunteer events, unless a partner organization requires otherwise. Because children under 12 are not yet eligible for vaccination, masks are required for all Generation SERVE participants and activity leads at indoor activities. 

**Suggested donation $15 per child/$30 per family to cover our activity costs, or join us as a Houston Family Sponsor and help us inspire a generation of community-inspired leaders in Houston. Please donate now and thank you for your support!

Whidby Elementary School Garden