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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES IN LATE SUMMER!

Late Summer Volunteer Opportunities at the Arboretum at Flagstaff!

We have a couple of big events coming up that we need YOUR help with.

Please contact Volunteer & Tour Coordinator shannon.benjamin@thearb.org to RSVP or for more info.

Our Mushroom Tasting is this coming Sunday, August 19th. Volunteers will….

Help arrange table flower bouquets from 10:30-12:30
Check in guests from 1:30-3
Direct guests to event venue from 1:30-3
Help guests with raffle table from 2-4 and 4-6 (2 shifts)
Butterfly House host from 2-4 and 4-6 (2 shifts)

Then, on September 9th is one of our biggest events of the year, Wine in the Woods!

We are capping tickets at 1500 this year and have more shuttles, VIP section,more food and much more wine!
Volunteers for this event will….

Check in guests from 10:45-2:30 and 2:15-6 (2 shifts)
Sell wine tasting tickets 10:45-2:30 and 2:15-6 (2 shifts)
Direct guests 10:45-2:30 and 2:15-6 (2 shifts)
VIP tent check-in 10:45-2:30 and 2:15-6 (2 shifts)
Butterfly House host from 12-3 and 3-6 (2 shifts)
Help with set-up from 8-11am and clean-up from 6-8

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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