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, consider sharing your time and talents with us.

Send applications to Kim Helfinstine, Volunteer Coordinator, or call (928) 774-1442, ext. 127. or email Kim.Helfinstine@thearb.org

  • Docent Training: Begins on Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Please contact Kim to RSVP. Click here for more info.
  • Volunteer Orientation. April 11th, 2014, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM. Please contact Kim to RSVP.
  • Seasonal Positions available: 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.