Volunteering Opportunities

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Volunteers are a crucial part of the Viles Arboretum Community. We offer a wide variety of fun, educational volunteer opportunities - there's something for everyone! Join us today and help protect this special place.  

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Arboretum Ambassador


We are in need of a volunteer interested in spreading awareness of the Arboretum's mission in our community and beyond.

  • Engage with the community
  • Represent the Arboretum at community events
  • Raise awareness about the Arboretum's mission 

Office Assistant

It's appeals season and we are seeking an extra set of hands to help with writing thank-you cards and to make calls to donors. 

  • Call donors and members 
  • Write thank-you notes
  • Assist with annual appeal

Visitor Center Attendant

The Arboretum is seeking a friendly, energetic individual to assist staff during Visitor Center hours. 

  • Greet visitors
  • Relay important information about the Arboretum history and trails
  • Gift shop sales
  • Gift shop stocking
  • Cleaning

General Volunteer

For those looking to lend a hand wherever it is most needed. This could include a variety of indoor and outdoor projects. 

  • General cleaning
  • Trail maintenance
  • Events help
  • Seasonal opportunities
  • Etc...