Registered Volunteer Information

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities



Support Team

Our Nursery Support Team opportunities have been suspended for the remainder of 2020.  Look for information about opportunities for 2021 soon!



If you are interested in being a part of the weekly Garden Workdays to help Sayde with a variety of tasks to keep the gardens looking fresh and beautiful, click here to sign up.

Shifts include:

  • Wednesdays, 10am-12pm
  • Thursdays, 1pm-3pm
Second Saturday


If you are interested in being a part of the monthly Second Saturday Workday to help Sayde with a variety of tasks throughout the gardens and grounds, click here to sign up.  This workday occurs the second Saturday of every month from March through November, 9am-12pm.

November 14, 2020 will be our final Second Saturday Workday for 2020.

Fall Special Projects


Making Workdays

Monday-Friday, November 9th-13th; two shifts (9am-12pm and 1pm-3pm) : Come help Sayde Heckman, our Garden and Arboretum Manager, with our annual wreath and garland making for the winter holidays! Volunteers will be making 18-48 inch wreaths and over 150 feet of garland. This will include collecting materials (pine cones, berries, etc.) and helping with a few special “photo op” projects. Should be great fun! Click here to sign up.

Assemble Yuletide

Craft Kits for Children

Monday through Friday, November 16th-20th, two shifts (10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm)  : Yuletide returns for 2020! As a result of COVID-19 this year instead of having a station where children engage in crafts on-site we’ll be providing each child with a take-home craft kit. Come help us assemble these kits in preparation for Yuletide!.  Click here to sign up.

Yuletide at

Yew Dell 2020

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 27th-29th and Dec. 4th-6th, 4pm-7:45pm  : Our holiday Yuletide tradition continues! This year, we’ll have an enhanced light display with photo ops on the lighted path, our magical winter snow village with trains, tasty holiday refreshments, shopping opportunities, a take-home craft for kids, and Santa! We’ll need volunteers to provide support during the event! Check out these fun opportunities and sign up today! Click here to sign up.