Volunteer at the Arboretum

  • Literally thousands of enthusiastic volunteers have pitched in to help restore and maintain the land that is the Arboretum. In addition to outside projects, there are a variety of indoor volunteer opportunities.
  • Literally thousands of enthusiastic volunteers have pitched in to help restore and maintain the land that is the Arboretum. In addition to outside projects, there are a variety of indoor volunteer opportunities.
  • Literally thousands of enthusiastic volunteers have pitched in to help restore and maintain the land that is the Arboretum. In addition to outside projects, there are a variety of indoor volunteer opportunities.
  • Literally thousands of enthusiastic volunteers have pitched in to help restore and maintain the land that is the Arboretum. In addition to outside projects, there are a variety of indoor volunteer opportunities.
  • Literally thousands of enthusiastic volunteers have pitched in to help restore and maintain the land that is the Arboretum. In addition to outside projects, there are a variety of indoor volunteer opportunities.
  • Literally thousands of enthusiastic volunteers have pitched in to help restore and maintain the land that is the Arboretum. In addition to outside projects, there are a variety of indoor volunteer opportunities.
  • Literally thousands of enthusiastic volunteers have pitched in to help restore and maintain the land that is the Arboretum. In addition to outside projects, there are a variety of indoor volunteer opportunities.
  • Literally thousands of enthusiastic volunteers have pitched in to help restore and maintain the land that is the Arboretum. In addition to outside projects, there are a variety of indoor volunteer opportunities.
  • Literally thousands of enthusiastic volunteers have pitched in to help restore and maintain the land that is the Arboretum. In addition to outside projects, there are a variety of indoor volunteer opportunities.
  • Literally thousands of enthusiastic volunteers have pitched in to help restore and maintain the land that is the Arboretum. In addition to outside projects, there are a variety of indoor volunteer opportunities.
  • Literally thousands of enthusiastic volunteers have pitched in to help restore and maintain the land that is the Arboretum. In addition to outside projects, there are a variety of indoor volunteer opportunities.
  • Literally thousands of enthusiastic volunteers have pitched in to help restore and maintain the land that is the Arboretum. In addition to outside projects, there are a variety of indoor volunteer opportunities.

RESTORE THE LAND, BECOME A LEADER

The Arboretum is recruiting volunteer Restoration Team Leaders! Apply by March 16. Restoration team leaders are an essential corps of land care volunteers at the Arboretum. They teach and supervise other volunteers at weekly Saturday morning restoration work parties. The Arboretum provides an extensive training program for team leaders, taught by staff and other professionals. Read more.


The continued success of the Arboretum and many of its programs depends upon the involvement of a growing number of dedicated volunteers.

We have a wide range of opportunities for volunteers to lend their special talents for tasks that support the Arboretum. We strive to place qualified applicants into rewarding positions based upon their talents and interests. New volunteers are always welcome to join our program.

Volunteer Benefits

All volunteers receive the following benefits:

  • Invitation to the annual Volunteer Recognition Reception (food, fun and prizes!)
  • Mention in the annual volunteer recognition issue of NewsLeaf, the Friends of the Arboretum newsletter
  • An opportunity to feel good about making a difference

Volunteers who make a regular commitment to the Arboretum also receive:

  • The quarterly volunteer newsletter
  • An invitation to the Naturalists' Winter Enrichment Series that takes place January through March each year
  • Benefits specific to their position