Volunteer


Festival of Science Open House
We are looking for volunteers to help with activities for our Open House on October 1st from 9-1. Volunteers will assist staff with terrarium building, bio blitz and scavenger hunt. Contact Volunteer Coordinator Shannon Benjamin for more info. shannon.benjamin@thearb.org

Pumpkin Walk and Fall Fest!
The end of October brings our annual Pumpkin Walk and Fall Fest. The family friendly event features lots of jack o lanterns, haunted hike, hay ride, petting zoo, costume contest, apple bobbing and more! Volunteers are needed to help set up before the event and during the event itself which runs from 3-7pm. shannon.benjamin@thearb.org for more info.

Contact Volunteer Coordinator Shannon Benjamin shannon.benjamin@thearb.org for more information and/or to sign up for any of these opportunities.

Opportunities

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 you work more than 25 hours and 15 percent when you work more than 50 hours during a calendar year.

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 Volunteer Coordinator Shannon Benjamin at Shannon.benjamin@thearb.org or 928-774-1442 ext. 127

Get In Touch

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

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