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Work-Shift Requirement

All basic Summer and Winter shares include a work-shift requirement in addition to cost. Alternatively, you may pay a Work-Shift waiver fee.

 

Work-Shift Requirement

The CSA relies on its members to run the pickups. Per the agreement signed by all members, this CSA involves a time commitment in addition to CSA costs. You may complete your requirement on any pick-up day. If you know that you will be unable to fulfill this requirement you may pay a waiver fee of $20 per shift. Your are encouraged to embrace Work-Shifts as an opportunity to give back to the farm and CSA, and to have a great time with other members!!

Winter share: the Work-Shift requirement for your Winter share is 2 hours per share which is 1 shift (each shift is 2 hours). Winter share waiver fee is $20.

Summer share: the Work-Shift requirement for your Summer share is 4 hours per share which is 2 shifts (each shift is 2 hours). Summer share waiver fee is $40.

Fall share: the Work-Shift requirement for your Fall share is 2 hours per share which is 1 shift (each shift is 2 hours). Fall share waiver fee is $20.

Note: Members who elect to perform their work-shifts but who who end up not fulfilling the requirement, will receive penalty fees at higher rates than this waiver

Summer Work-shift penalty = $60

Fall or Winter Work-shift penalty = $30

Work-Shift Location

All shifts take place at your pickup location. You are strongly urged to sign up for at least 1 morning shift! Morning shifts are most critical to running a CSA. Please work with your employer to plan ahead and email the Program Coordinator if you need any supporting documentation.

Tentative Work-Shift Schedule

Unloading Shift: Time TBD for Summer 2014
 

    • Unloading the truck (heavy lifting involved)
    • Counting produce
    • Setting up site

 

Distribution Shift: 3:30-5:30pm, 5:00-7:00pm

    • Setting up site
    • Checking in members
    • Assisting members and maintaining site

 

Distribution/Closing Shift: 6:30-8:30pm  

    • Checking in members
    • Assisting members and maintaining site
    • Cleanup

 

How To Sign Up For a Work-Shift

Please sign up for Summer - Fall 2014 WSCSA Volunteering - here's how it works in 3 easy steps:

   1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on VolunteerSpot: http://vols.pt/fRhFLM 
   2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on VolunteerSpot) 
   3. Sign up! Choose your spots - VolunteerSpot will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!

 

Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone.

 

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