Volunteer


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!

Saturday Volunteer Days are temporarily suspended!

In an effort to support and reverse declining monarch butterfly populations, the Arizona Game and Fish Department is seeking volunteers to help plant milkweed this fall and winter at wildlife areas statewide. For more information download this PDF flyer.

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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. There would be no Arboretum without you!
We hope to see you back in Spring 2020!

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.