Volunteer


Summer Plant Sale

Join us for the Summer Plant Sale on July 15th. Volunteers assist staff in stocking plants and guests getting plants back to their cars. We expect to have close to 1000 attend! Event includes live music, special guests, food truck and bar. Shifts are 8-12 and 12-4.
Contact shannon.benjamin@thearb.org for more info.
 
Summer Soiree!
Join us in making the event of the year a success! Volunteers direct visitors, help with the meal, set-up and with the silent auction. This is a beautiful, fun event and a very important fundraiser for the Arboretum. shannon.benjamin@thearb.org

Arboretum at The Garden Thrift Store
The Arboretum is one of the The Garden Thrift Store (formally Full Circle) grant recipients for July! This means part of the proceeds from July sales benefits the Arboretum. How can you help? Drop off donations at The Garden anytime, shop and tell them it’s to support the Arboretum.
Butterfly House Volunteers
Our Southwest Butterfly House in open Wed- Monday from 10-4. We are looking for volunteers to assist staff on weekends. Shifts are 10-1 and 1-4. Training and resources are provided. Contact Volunteer Coordinator Shannon Benjamin for more info or to sign up.
shannon.benjamin@thearb.org

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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