Volunteer

THE BEST PART ABOUT VOLUNTEERING!

VOLUNTEERS: the lifeblood of our arboretum and gardens!

We invite you to join more than 300 volunteers who give their time and expertise.

  • WHO CAN VOLUNTEER? Individuals, families, civic/social groups, clubs, organizations, churches.
  • INTERESTED? Learn more, complete our Volunteer Application, choose your area(s).

The Grounds

Our community volunteers:

  • Mow the property
  • Care for flowers, trees, and shrubs
  • Maintain berms (weed, woodchip, etc.)

Location: throughout the Arboretum’s grounds

Interested? Complete a quick application and we’ll be in touch!

The Gardens Gift Shop

Volunteer responsibilities:

  • Commit to a 4-hour shift once a week or twice a month
  • Greet and chat with our guests
  • Operate the cash register
  • Keep the Visitor Center looking nice

Location: The Heinemann Visitor Center

Interested? Complete a quick application and we’ll be in touch!

The Tours

Our community volunteers:

  • Greet and chat with our guests
  • Provide walking or tour cart tours
  • Answer questions

Location: throughout the Arboretum’s grounds

Interested? Complete a quick application and we’ll be in touch!

The Maintenance

Our community volunteers:

  • Build, repair, paint, and stain things
  • Provide care for tools, equipment, and machinery
  • Assist with grounds projects
  • Assist with building projects

Location: throughout the Arboretum’s grounds

Interested? Complete a quick application and we’ll be in touch!