Volunteer at The Garden! 


Your commitment, a minimum of 24 hours per year, background check through LiveScan ($29 fee to the volunteer), waiver and current garden membership.

Become an integral part of The Water Conservation Garden’s preservation efforts by joining our Volunteer Program. Whether you’re passionate about gardening, conservation, or fostering community connections, there’s a place for you here. We welcome individuals from all backgrounds and ages to contribute their skills and enthusiasm.

Explore the diverse range of Volunteer Teams we offer:

  • Admissions Team
  • Ambassador/Outreach Team
  • Children’s Trail Team
  • Compost Team
  • Dirty Docents
  • Mad Potters
  • Succulent/Propagation Team
  • Tour Team

…and many more!

Whether you prefer getting your hands dirty in the soil, enhancing our exhibits, leading tours, or simply engaging with visitors, there’s a role suited to your interests at The Garden. Join us in cultivating a vibrant volunteer community and let’s grow together!

For more information about becoming a volunteer, please contact the Volunteer Team  at [email protected] 




Help The Garden Grow

Click here to help The Garden.


  1. Please complete a Volunteer Application 
  2. Complete a 2-day Training. A volunteer must be an active member of The Water Conservation Garden within 24 hours of registering for the training. We appreciate your support! 
  3. Once training is complete, a volunteer must perform a minimum of 24 hours of service per year. 
  4. $29 background check, Livescan
  5. Signed Garden Waiver

Fill Out An Application below. 





*REQUIRED: A Volunteer Application must be submitted before registering for the 2-Day Volunteer Training.

How Can You Help?

  • Guided Tours
  • Community Outreach Events
  • Gardening & Maintenance
  • Special Events
  • Committee Service
  • Internships

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.

2 steps to become a volunteer

  1. Become a Garden Member
  2. Once contacted by a Volunteer Representative, complete volunteer training (two, four-hour sessions) and safety training.

Volunteer training offered Spring & Fall.


Volunteer Portal

and log your hours!

We appreciate all you do to make The Garden look beautiful!  See you at The Garden!

Join The Garden

Basic Membership


Conservation Club

President's Club

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

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