We Need Your Help to Rebuild The Pencil Patch

Volunteer Labourers Need for The Pencil Patch

We Need Your Help to Rebuild The Pencil Patch

We are seeking volunteer labourers to rebuild our BCAITC Pencil Patch this fall! The Pencil Patch is an educational garden for K-12 students that is visited by thousands of children every year. The Pencil Patch was sadly destroyed in the November floods. We are looking to start rebuilding The Pencil Patch with the assistance of some amazing volunteers... like you!

The Pencil Patch Before and After Flood

How You Can Help?

  • Helping move fence posts, bins, plants, and palm-sized rocks. 
  • Emptying garden bins – shovelling soil.
  • Assembling raised garden beds (click-assembly).

What's Required?

  • Ability to lift 30 lbs.
  • Perform physical activities that require the ability to bend, stretch, and reach your body.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work both cooperatively with a team and independently.

What's in It for You?

  • Chance to get outside and enjoy the fresh air.
  • Opportunity to network with others interested in agriculture, food, gardening, farming, and the environment.
  • Take part in giving back to your community.


1786 Angus Campbell Rd, Abbotsford, BC V3G 2E2

Time Commitment

October 18, 19, 20, 26, and/or 27, 2022 (single day or multiple days). Flexible time shifts available - morning or afternoon. 

Sign Up Now to Help!

Please fill in this online form to sign up for this volunteer position. Thank you for your interest in this BCAITC volunteer opportunity.

  • BCAITC is inspired by diversity and encourages volunteers from all different backgrounds with a variety of outlooks to apply for volunteer positions with the organization.
  • A member of the BCAITC team will contact you shortly with more details. 

More Information 

For more information, contact Tina Evans

Thank You

Thank you to the Abbotsford Community Foundation (through the Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund) and First West Foundation for support of the rebuild.