2020 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 on either May 16th or May 30th,
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

Thank you to all the amazing volunteers who made 2019 a great success!

The Arboretum at Flagstaff has closed for the 2019 season and will reopen in April 2020.
Please contact info@thearb.org for future volunteer opportunities.

Group Garden Volunteer Days!

Please contact Michael Finney to make arrangements (Michael.Finney@thearb.org)

Thank you Arboretum Volunteers!

As the 2019 season winds down, we want to thank all the amazing volunteers who pulled weeds, planted plants, took concert tickets, transported plants, led school groups and garden tours, and brightened our world. We hope to see you back in Spring 2020!


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

Get In Touch

Let us know if you are interested in volunteering at the Arboretum.