Get Involved

Get involved!

CAGJ is run by our volunteer members and there are many ways to plug in! Here are just a few:

  • Become a Member by signing up to contribute financially and/or with volunteer hours!
  • Stay informed about upcoming opportunities by signing up for our monthly e-mail newsletter, project listservs, and connecting with us on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Attend a meeting, event or action check out the calendar.
  • Volunteer in the office or at an event.
  • Contact us to talk about specific ways you would like to contribute!

Monthly Meetings – please call ahead to confirm time and place

Current Volunteer Opportunities: Contact us at or 206-405-4600 for more info!

Web Guru: With support from CAGJ, do back-end updates, trouble-shoot, some content management, user management; Good to know WordPress; 10 hours/month.

Volunteer directly with one of CAGJ’s projects: The following are a few examples of ways to get involved, but there are other possibilities too – contact us or attend a meeting to learn more.

Food Justice

  • Solidarity Campaign Point Person – act as a liaison, connecting CAGJ and the Food Justice Project to ongoing mobilization for food sovereignty
  • Educate 4 Action Workshop promoter: Help with outreach, coordinate with workshop hosts, learn to be a co-presenter (not required!)
  • Organize for Action – Help coordinate, publicize, and do outreach for Teach-Outs by contacting food sites, deciding on locations, doing outreach, etc.
  • Social Media/Blog Coordinator – collect articles, review and post to CAGJ’s blog and social media outlets (Facebook & Twitter), update events and happenings on CAGJ calendars and website


  • Trade justice organizer: assist in developing materials educating CAGJ partner organizations about the TPP
  • Coalition coordinator: coordinate with our partner organizations in actions to stop the TPP
  • Media Tracker: Stay on top of TPP and free trade agreements


  • Summit Organizer – attend monthly committee meetings and help plan an international summit focused on agroecological & community based alternatives to AGRA/Gates
  • Researcher – conduct activist research on the agricultural development projects funded by AGRA, the Gates Foundation, and US government and corporations
  • Media Coordinator – contact person for media, send press releases for events, catalogue media contacts
  • Blogger / Social Media Coordinator – update info and events on website, write blog posts, Facebook, Twitter