Registered Volunteer Information

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

Fall Opportunity:

Boo Dell

Scarecrows

Put your creativity to task making a scarecrow for our Halloween event, Boo Dell! Work solo or with a team to create a scarecrow. More information and building instructions will be provided to those who register.

When:

  • Sign Up deadline: Saturday, October 9th
  • Scarecrow Drop Off: October 19-23 during business hours
  • Scarecrows will be on display from October 25-November 7

Click here to sign up.

Weekly:

Garden

Workdays

If you are interested in being a part of the Weekday Garden Workdays to help horticulture staff with a variety of tasks to keep the gardens looking fresh and beautiful, this is the volunteer opportunity for you!

When:

  • Wednesdays, 10am-12pm (March – November)
  • Thursdays, 1pm-3pm (Jan-April); 7am-9am (May-September)

Click here to sign up. (Prerequisite: Volunteer Orientation)

Handyperson

Workdays

Work with our Buildings & Grounds Maintenance Technician, Brad Kessans, to maintain our grounds! This may include working on bridges or signs along the Woodland Trails, painting, repairing flooring, and more.

When:

  • Wednesdays
  • 10:00-12:00 pm

Click here to sign up. (Prerequisite: Volunteer Orientation)

Monthly:

Woodland

Workdays

Work with our Buildings & Grounds Maintenance Technician, Brad Kessans, to promote the health of our Woodland Trails. Remove invasive plants, seed native plants, maintain paths, and grow a better environment for our local, native wildlife.

When:

  • 2nd Mondays
  • 9:00-11:00 am
  • Click here to sign up. (Prerequisite: Volunteer Orientation)
Second Saturday

Workdays

Come join Sayde Heckman, Garden and Arboretum Manager to help with projects like mulching, fence clearing, cleaning up branches and vines in the Arboretum, etc.  Individuals and groups welcome.

When:

  • Second Saturday of the month now until November.
  • 9 am-12 pm

Click here to sign up.

Monthly Monday

Workdays

Come join Sayde Heckman, Garden and Arboretum Manager, for our Monthly Monday Workdays. The activities will be similar to those Sayde tackles with the Second Saturday Workday groups.

When: 

  • 3rd Monday of the month, year round (excluding December).
  • 1pm-4pm

Click here to sign up.

Arboretum

Workdays

Join our rugged crew of dedicated volunteers to help remove debris and invasive plants in the Arboretum. If you love trees and a good work out, this is the opportunity for you! Arboretum projects are determined by the Garden Manager and instructions/training will be provided.

When:

  • 3rd Tuesday of the month, year round (excluding December)
  • 10am-noon

Click here to sign up.

Nursery ``In the Weeds``

Workday

Curious about the goings-on in the nursery? Join our Nursery & Greenhouse Manager, Jacob Stidham, each month for a group weeding session. We’ll all dig in and pull out the unwanted plants and explore what is going on each month while doing so. Afterwards, join Jacob for a short tour of the nursery and a behind-the-scenes look at growing practices, propagation techniques, and how plants make their way through the nursery then into our garden and gardens throughout our community.

When:

  • 3rd Thursday of the month
  • 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Click here to sign up. (Prerequisite: Volunteer Orientation)