Visitor Services Volunteer Opportunities

volunteer handing out maps

Visitor Services volunteers enjoy working with people to assist with directions, sales, information, and Garden services. Volunteers staff service locations one half-day each week or two weekend days per month.

Places volunteers may be needed:
Special events (festivals, exhibits, plant sales); near entrance as Garden greeters; at the Membership or Information Desk; at the Roadside Flower Sale.

Regenstein Center Desk
Commitment: 1/2 day per week Monday – Friday or two weekend days per month
Time of Year: Year-round
Preparation: Knowledge of the Garden; train on the job with others
Activity: Assist visitors with directions and general information

Membership
Commitment: 1/2 day per week Monday – Friday or two weekend days per month
Time of Year: Year-round
Preparation: Learn member benefits, promotions, and computer records on the job
Activity: Assist in membership booth or with office support. Promote sales, services, events and programs; highlight member benefits; and assist current and prospective members

Visitor Center Greeters
Commitment: 1/2 day per week
Time of Year: Year-round
Preparation: Knowledge of the Garden; train on the job with others
Activity: Greet, direct, and inform visitors

Roadside Flower Sale
Commitment: Wednesday mornings; annual sale in October
Time of Year: June – October
Preparation: Train on the job with others
Activity: Collect, strip, hang, and dry plants; assist with flower-arranging classes; and set up annual sale