Volunteers make Navarro Farm go and grow!


Register and Request Background Check

  • Click to register as a volunteer.  Follow this page and Navarro Farm will reach-out to you about opportunities.
  • A background check is required for those 18+.
    • If you completed a background check with us previously, no further action is needed.
    • If you are unsure if a background check was done reach-out to hello@navarrofarm.org.
    • To request a background check, download the form, fill it out, and return it to the Navarro Farm business office.  Background check form
    • The farm will cover the cost of the background check (valued at $25). However,  we appreciate any donation to help offset that cost.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

  • Do you have a heart for the special needs community?  Are you looking to volunteer during the year?
    • Then we have an opportunity for you!  Navarro Farm is looking for a volunteers for the Farmer Program throughout the year! The Farmer Program is a seven-month program running from April through October. Participants (Farmers) are 14 and older with intellectual disabilities.  The Farmer Program gives our Farmers an outlet to learn new skills, socialize in a unique agricultural environment, and to give them a sense of accomplishment as they complete their work in growing food and caring for animals. Its focus is“Healthy Choices, Healthy Food, Healthy Life”.
    • Not sure this is for you or you have a busy schedule, then signup for a day or two, or whenever you can come.  We are sure you will love the experience.
    • This is for those 18 years and older.  If you have never filled out a background check form for Navarro Farm you must do that right away.
    • We look forward to seeing you at the Farm!  If you have questions call us as 815.270.2010 or email us at hello@navarrofarm.org.
    • To signup:
      • Spring Sessions, April 1st through May 22nd, Monday and Wednesday  Click Here
      • Summer Sessions, June 10th through August 2nd, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Click Here
      • Fall Sessions, August 12th through October 4th, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Click Here
      • Harvest Sessions, October 7th through November 1st, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Click Here
  • Have you ever wanted to work with farm animals? If so, then Navarro Farm is the place for you!
    • If you want to signup and/or have questions about animal care contact Sonya Addison  phone: 708.446.5286.  mail: sonya.navarrofarm.org