Volunteer Opportunities

We have many different opportunities for people of all ages to donate their time. 

Education

Duties include assisting with the development of youth educational programs and teaching classes. You will also lead tours and provide classroom assistance. Great for retired teachers or those who love children, or anyone who loves children!

Garden Docents

Lead groups of visitors through the gardens and provide insight. Answer question and share your love of the gardens. Applicant should be energetic, enthusiastic and comfortable speaking to groups. Tour materials and training provided.

Horticulture

Indoor and outdoor opportunities available. Conservatory care includes pruning, watering, mulching, sweeping, etc. Assist in outdoor grounds maintenance by seeding, mulching, planting, etc. Greenhouse tasks include repotting, cleaning, watering, dividing plants, pruning, etc. Knowledge of horticulture and or gardening experience helpful. Physical activity involved (kneeling, bending, lifting, etc.).

Admission Booth

Greet visitors and assist with questions. Operate Admission ticket and offer directions. Must enjoy working with the public.

Administrative Support

Help with general office tasks, answer phones, greet public, etc.

Trade

Work on lights, general maintenance jobs, or provide specific skills such as carpentry.

IS THERE A TIME COMMITMENT?

We have opportunities with flexible, limited time needs that may be what you are looking for.

IS THERE AN AGE RESTRICTION?

Students 16+ to seniors are welcome. We have a variety of tasks available for most age and physical capabilities.

SCHEDULING REQUIREMENTS

We have flexible day, evening and weekend opportunities available all year round.

DO I NEED SPECIFIC SKILLS?

All skill sets are welcome! We offer on-site training and guidance or you may be able to contribute your specialized training to one of our jobs. Whether you are a master or beginning gardener, a professional or a homemaker, retired or employed we can put your skills and talents to good use!