Volunteers are a big part of what makes this garden so special! Please consider joining our team of excellent volunteers. We have a variety of opportunities throughout the year for you to help sustain and improve the garden. Whether your preference is to work with people, plants, or data — we have a job for you!

All volunteers are required to fill out an Individual Volunteer Service agreement prior to participation. You can download the form HERE. Please send completed forms to volunteer@kruckeberg.org.

Open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.
March - October: 10am-5pm
November - February: 10am-3pm
Admission is free, but a donation is appreciated!

20312 15th Ave NW, Shoreline, WA 98177

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions


Volunteer and Internship Opportunities

Administrative Assistant

Perhaps you have the enthusiasm and skills to help with administrative projects. The administrative assistant volunteers help with the following types of work:

  • office organization
  • data entry
  • event planning
  • research projects
  • marketing
  • website updates and improvements

We are looking for additional volunteers who can commit to 2-4 hours per week for at least 2 months. For more info, please email jp@kruckeberg.org.

Education Coordinator

Are you passionate about bridging the gap between educators and our community? We are searching for one or two volunteers to help us with scheduling upcoming tours, workshops, and events. We value individuals with exceptional communication skills, who can commit 4-6 hours per month for a minimum of 3 months. If this sounds intriguing to you, please reach out to jp@kruckeberg.org to learn more.


If you’d like to volunteer during one of our weekly garden work parties, which take place every Thursday afternoon from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, please contact us to see if we have an opening: volunteer@kruckeberg.org. We have a small, part-time staff, so we will want to make sure we have enough tasks ready for volunteer gardeners. Please come dressed for the weather, and be ready to work alongside our staff. Work gloves and water bottles recommended. Please arrive promptly at 1pm for an orientation on the projects of the day.

Grant Writing Team

We have an opportunity for experienced grant writers that would like to help propel our efforts for continual infrastructure upgrades. Grants have allowed us to improve wildlife habitat with the installation of the Woodland Ponds and provide educational garden displays like with the installation of the Native Plants Corner. If you are interested, please email jp@kruckeberg.org.


Kruckeberg Botanic Garden admits 2-5 internships annually. Interns collaborate with a staff supervisor to create a personalized internship program focusing on one area of the Kruckeberg operations. Our interns have played a vital role in enhancing the garden, nursery, events, education, website, marketing, and more! Please send inquiries to info@kruckeberg.org.