Students stand holding radishes.
Students stand holding radishes.


Would you like to be involved in getting kids gardening and cooking in our community? Check out the various opportunities below. 

At Common Threads, we hold ourselves accountable (individually and as an organization) to a life-long learning journey as we work to identify the roles that each of us can most appropriately play in dismantling systemic racism and building a more just and equitable world. We welcome candidates of all racial and gender identities, cultural and economic backgrounds, and of any sexual orientation to apply for employment and service opportunities. Common Threads is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status in employment or the provision of services. 

For questions or to request reasonable accommodation in the application process, please email or call 360-927-1590.

AmeriCorps Service Opportunities 

Are you interested in using your energy, ideals, and talents to connect kids in Whatcom County to school gardening and cooking opportunities? Check out the opportunities below. Note that part-time can be a possibility – please indicate your preference in your application. 

Learn more about serving with AmeriCorps here. 

Volunteer & Internship Opportunities 

To be notified of upcoming opportunities, please contact Typical opportunities available include: 

Summer Garden Care Volunteers

Volunteers are needed in the growing season to help make sure our school and community gardens are well-cared for! 

Gardening/Cooking Lesson Volunteers

Volunteers in this role assist AmeriCorps Food Educators with school-based lessons, often providing a small station that kids rotate through. 


Please send your resume and a cover letter that includes: your learning goals for this internships, what program the internship is required for, which academic term you are interested in interning for (including start & dates), how many hours you need for this internship, and your schedule. Applications can be sent to

Board Members

Board members lend a community stakeholder perspective and focus on governance, including high-level strategy, oversight, and accountability. If you are interested in Board service, please contact us


Employment Opportunities 

The following positions are open at this time: