Fall Volunteer Opportunities at the Arboretum at Flagstaff!

Autumn Volunteer Opportunities at the Arboretum!
It’s the last month to volunteer at the Arboretum before we close for the season on October 31st. It’s incredibly beautiful in the gardens right now, with end of season flowers & butterflies, fall colors, sunny skies and dramatic mountain views!
Please contact Volunteer Coordinator shannon.benjamin@thearb.org to sign-up.

Help us build our straw bale maze at noon on Tuesday, October 2nd! We have ordered 100 bales- whew! Strong backs and/or engineering skills a plus!

Our last big event of the season is Pumpkin Walk, Saturday, October 27th. The event is from 12-6 and we need LOTS of volunteers to pull this off! Volunteers will help with set-up the day before and morning of and with the event itself. Volunteers help with Haunted Hike, apple bobbing, pumpkin carving, hay ride and much more. This is a really fun event and dressing up is encouraged!


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

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

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