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 Rikki Grill, Volunteer Coordinator for more information, at (928) 774-1442, ext. 127. or Rikki.Grill@thearb.org

  • Docent Training: A series of talks on the ecology of the Colorado Plateau that both informs the attendee and prepares them to give tours at the Arboretum! Sessions begin April 8th. Click here for more info
  • Docent Refresher and Potluck: Welcome back to our wonderful Arboretum docents!  Join us in preparation for our 2015 season for our Docent Refresher and Potluck on April 11, 2015 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Meet new and returning staff members, discover our new program vision, tour the grounds, meet our 2015 docents, and enjoy a day with your Arboretum family.  We look forward to seeing you all again!
  • Volunteer Opportunities: Click here to see a list


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.