Volunteers are a big part of what makes this garden so special! Please consider joining our team of excellent volunteers.
Take a look at some of our ongoing volunteer opportunities at the garden. Most include on-the-job training.
Drop-in Work Parties: Attend one of our drop-in work parties!
Every Thursday afternoon from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. (We have gone back to this schedule as of August, 2016)
Are you a new volunteer?
We hold orientation sessions on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 12:30 pm. Please email us to let us know you’re coming.
Volunteer Docents lead garden tours and participate in leadership roles throughout the foundation.
Children’s Education volunteers
Lead field trips, work at Garden Tots, or help out with special events where we guide children on tours and activities in the Garden.
Community Event / Outreach Volunteers
Represent the Kruckeberg Botanic Garden at community outreach events such as the Shoreline Farmer’s Market and the Northwest Flower and Garden Show.
Volunteer Garden Greeters are the first point of contact for visitors. We ask Garden Greeters to staff at least one shift a month.
Volunteers are eligible to assist with nursery propagation after completing our propagation workshop series, and as positions open.
Group Work Parties
We can also schedule group of volunteers from business, companies, professional organizations, clubs, universities and schools to our garden for days of services, work parties, team-building, and more.