Your commitment, a minimum of 24 hours per year for active adults.
The Water Conservation Garden’s Volunteer Program is designed to gather like-minded people of all ages, offering many different opportunities to express their love of gardening. Whether it is digging in the dirt, working an event, leading a tour, meeting and greeting Garden guests or a myriad of other opportunities, we have a place for you here at The Garden!
For more information about becoming a volunteer, please contact Pam Meisner, Director of Operations & Programs, at 619-660-0614 x13.
Next Volunteer Training is scheduled for:
Thursdays, May 13 & 20, 2021
(8:30am-12:30pm) at The Garden.
Help The Garden Grow
Click here to help The Garden.
How Can You Help?
- Guided Tours
- Community Outreach Events
- Gardening & Maintenance
- Special Events
- Committee Service
Benefits of Being a Volunteer
- Make a worthwhile contribution to The Garden and community!
- Meet people who share an interest in gardening and horticulture.
- May attend optional field trips, workshops and lectures.
- Attend annual Volunteer Appreciation dinner.
- May receive discount on rental of The Garden for an event.
Our volunteers work in teams alongside staff. Volunteer commitment level can range from simple gardening tasks, clerical assistance to serving on our Board of Directors.
3 steps to become a volunteer
- Become a Garden Member
- Complete Volunteer Application. CLICK HERE to open the pdf application. Fill it out and drop it by The Garden Admission Kiosk.
- Once contacted by a Volunteer Representative, complete volunteer training (two, four-hour sessions) and safety training.
Volunteer training offered Spring & Fall.
Log Volunteer Hours
Click here to log your volunteer hours. We appreciate all you do to make The Garden look beautiful! See you at The Garden!
Meet our Volunteers!
Banksia Plant near the Bird & Butterfly Garden
High water & high labor vs. low water & low labor
Orchid Tree next to facilities building
Water run-off vs. Native plant erosion control