Earth Matter volunteers help us with all aspects of animal care, composting, staffing our Compost Learning Center, events and workshops. Check out the ways to participate and be part of our vibrant and motivated Earth Matter family.

Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for a unique volunteer opportunity? Join us!

Adult Farm Apprenticeship

This course will introduce you to hands-on practical skills to create “Gold Standard” compost for a variety of urban environments.

Youth Internship

Earth Matter interns will build leadership and environmental stewardship skills.

Group Work Days

Group work days provide unique team-building and learning experience for attendees of all ages.

Zero Waste Island

When visiting Governors Island (GI), please keep in mind we aim to be a Zero Waste Island!

Why Compost?

We have our reasons for composting, but we want to hear from you!


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