Whether you prefer to dig in the dirt or sit at a desk, we have a volunteer opportunity for you. Below, you will find a list of volunteer opportunities that are currently available. To sign up for any of these opportunities, send us an email or give us a call.

If you've never volunteered at the Arboretum before, be sure to complete the application form below before signing up.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

  • Education

    Education volunteers may assist field trip groups, prepare class materials, answer visitors' questions about the historical classroom, or even propose and teach their own classes.

  • Administration

    Administrative volunteers help with the vitally important, ongoing work of keeping the Arboretum open and running. You may assist with data entry, mailings, event promotion, cataloging and inventory, or similar tasks.

  • Forestry and gardening

    Put your gardening experience to work! Volunteer to work outdoors, keeping the Arboretum green and growing.

  • Visitor services

    Ongoing from May - October:
    Tuesdays - Fridays, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Saturdays, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Help staff the Jasper Educational Center. Volunteers will greet visitors, answer questions, and assist staff. This is an ongoing opportunity, and volunteers are encouraged to sign up for a regular shift.

Contact Information
Additional Details
Please enter the name of an emergency contact.
Please describe your emergency contact's relationship to you (e.g., parent).
Please provide a phone number where we can reach your emergency contact.
Please mark the last year of school you've completed.
If you have an advanced degree, please enter the field, discipline, or type of degree (e.g., biology or MBA).
Please describe your recent work experience, especially any relevant skills or experience.
Please describe any volunteer experience you have, including types of activities and organizations where you've volunteered.
Please describe any additional relevant experience you have (e.g., hobbies, special skills).
Why do you want to become a volunteer at the Arboretum?
(e.g., seasonal variations in your schedule)
Please provide names and phone numbers for two references (no relatives, please).