Volunteer Opportunities

Calling all Volunteers!

The Arboretum recruits volunteers throughout the year to participate in daily activities and special events. If propagation, gardening, leading tours, or working with wildlife interests you, please consider sharing your time and talents with us!

Please call or email Kim Helfinstine, Volunteer Coordinator for more information, at (928) 774-1442, ext. 127. or Kim.Helfinstine@thearb.org

  • Docent Training: New for 2015, two sessions instead of one and a shorter, more focused training! Sessions beginning April 7th OR June 2nd. Click here for more info
  • Seasonal Positions available: Click here to see a list
  • Volunteer Orientation: April 10, 2015, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM. This is an opportunity to learn more about volunteering at the Arb and the large variety of tasks that hugely benefit the Arboretum.

Why volunteer with us?

Learn: You’ll learn about high-elevation plants and gardening techniques and get the satisfaction of helping others become successful gardeners.

Teach: You’ll help create beautiful gardens and teach Flagstaff residents and visitors about the ecology of the Colorado Plateau.

Be appreciated: If you work more than 25 hours by September 30, you’ll be invited to the annual Volunteer Recognition Breakfast.

Get discounts: You get discounts at our gift shop and plant sales — 10 percent when your work more than 25 hours and 15 percent when you work more than 50 hours during a calendar year.