As a volunteer, you play an integral role in helping Idaho Botanical Garden grow.
Your time, talent, and enthusiasm provide essential support to the staff and to the mission of the Garden.
The Garden values this contribution and hopes to offer each volunteer a meaningful, productive, and rewarding experience. There are many exciting opportunities to explore new interests, meet new people, and make a difference in your community. We offer year-round volunteer duties and welcome individuals, families, groups, students, and organizations looking for one time or regular opportunities. Contact Karen to explore joining our Garden team today!
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Current Volunteer Opportunities
Participate in hands-on gardening opportunities including planting, weeding, pruning, and helping with basic operations. Your support in garden activities ensures our plants and collections are stewarded properly into the future.
Special Events Volunteer
Your participation is an essential element of special events such as: Plant Sale, Great Garden Escape and Outlaw Field summer concerts, Bug Day, Fall Harvest Festival, and Winter Garden aGlow. Assignments include event preparation, greeting guests, providing directions, assisting with activities, serving refreshments, and promoting the Garden at information tables.
Education Program Volunteer
Promote the Garden by participating in educational outreach events. Continuing Education hosts help set up, check in attendees, assist instructors, and lock up after educational classes.
Lead public and private tours of the Garden; share knowledge of plants and the Garden answering visitor’s questions on site; and attend information fairs promoting Garden membership, classes, programs, and events.
Assist staff with administrative tasks to keep the office running smoothly.
Garden Store Attendant
Open the Garden store; conduct daily sales transactions; and promote IBG, providing information about membership, programs, and events.