Volunteer


Group Garden Clean-up Days!
Join us every Saturday from 9am-12pm to help us keep our gardens looking good. You’ll be working alongside our Garden Team weeding, planting, pruning, and more!
We provide tools and instruction, please bring hat and water bottle.
RSVP to Volunteer & Tour Coordinator shannon.benjamin@thearb.org 
Summer Plant Sale!
Join our team of volunteers for the 2019 Summer Plant Sale! This is a very popular fundraiser and community event that relies on dozens of volunteers to make happen.
Volunteers assist staff with transporting plants and directing guests.
Shifts are 8:45-11:30 and 11:15-2.
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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