Volunteer


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES IN JUNE!

June Group Garden Volunteer Day!

Join us on Saturday, June 23rd from 9am-12 to plant in our new Wetlands Trail area. Learn about ephemeral wetlands, have fun and help us complete this new area at the Arboretum!
Please bring hat, sunscreen, water bottles and we’ll provide tools and instruction.
RSVP to Volunteer Coordinator Shannon Benjamin at shannon.benjamin@thearb.org

Summer Concert Series!

Like live music and Flagstaff sunsets? Volunteer for our concerts and enjoy the show for free! Volunteers arrive at 4:30 to help guide guests and take tickets. Shifts end by 6pm and then you are free to enjoy the concert. Next show is The Sahnas Brothers on July 7th. RSVP to 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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