2021 Docent Training


Our new docent training format involves a smaller time commitment upfront but with the same lasting rewards! Attend an all-day training session at The Arboretum at Flagstaff (dates to be determined soon!), shadow an experienced docent for three tours, then get your wings to lead your own tour! Please bring note taking materials and a brown bag lunch for training day and sign up by e-mailing Kristin.Haskins@thearb.org with ‘docent training’ in the subject line. We look forward to working with

Our volunteers are the backbone of our success!

We need volunteers for the 2021 season for:

  • docent tours
  • school field trips
  • grounds work
  • painting benches
  • growing plants
  • ticket takers at events
  • office work
  • and MORE!

Please email Kristin.Haskins@thearb.org to express your interest in volunteering.  Thank you!

Group Garden Volunteer Days!

2021 schedule to come!


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 and mindful environmental stewards

Teach: You’ll help educate Flagstaff residents and visitors about the ecology of the Colorado Plateau.

Be appreciated: If you volunteer more than 25 hours you will receive a free Aster membership to The Arb.

According to Psychology Today:

  • Volunteering eases depression, strengthens immunity and lowers blood pressure
  • Volunteering establishes strong relationships
  • Volunteers have increased productivity, focus and creativity
  • Volunteering is good for society
  • Volunteering gives you a sense of purpose

For more information on volunteering at The Arboretum at Flagstaff, please contact Kristin Haskins at Kristin.Haskins@thearb.org