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Grounds Maintenance Volunteer Opportunity

Free

with Viles Arboretum

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 8, 2024 at 11 am
1 additional session on Sep 26, 2024

The Arboretum is looking for dedicated, enthusiastic individuals to assist with maintenance of the area around the visitor center.

As a grounds maintenance volunteer, you will play a crucial role in helping to keep our outdoor visitor center area well maintained and welcoming for all visitors.

Responsibilities include:

  • Operating lawnmowers and weed whackers.
  • Raking lawn clippings.
  • Gardening and landscaping.
  • Shoveling and salting walkways.

The first time slot you sign-up for will be an orientation and training will be provided. Staff will remain on site during your volunteer time. Duration listed is the time frame that the task can be done within and does not necessarily reflect the amount of time it will take to complete the task. 

If the days and times listed do not work for you, reach out to Bethany, our office manager, to discuss other times at info@vilesarboretum.org. 

Visitor Center Attendant - Volunteer Opportunity

Free

with Viles Arboretum

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 24, 2024 at 11 am
4 additional sessions through Sep 14, 2024

The Arboretum is looking for friendly, energetic individuals to support our staff in our Visitor Center this summer! 

As a volunteer visitor center attendant, you will play a cruicial role in creating a welcoming and informative environment for our guests. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Greet visitors and help them find their way around.
  • Provide information about the Arboretum, it's trails and grounds, membership and giving, and its history.
  • Support gift shop operations through sales and restocking.
  • Help to maintain the visitor center's appearance.

The first time slot you sign-up for will be an orientation and training will be provided. Staff will remain on site during your volunteer time to assist. 

If the days and times listed do not work for you, reach out to Bethany, our office manager, to discuss other times at info@vilesarboretum.org





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