Current Volunteer Opportunities
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These are our current and ongoing volunteer opportunities here at The Gardens. Pick the one out that suits you, fill out your volunteer application, and call Taylor Steele to talk about getting plugged in!
Garden Through the Seasons
Join Gardener Amanda Clark every Wednesday morning from 9:30 a.m. until noon to prune, dig, tag plants, scout bugs and mulch. Dress appropriately. Wear gloves and bring your pruning shears! Email Amanda at Amanda.Clark@ci.birmingham.al.us for information on where to meet!
Upcoming Weekend Volunteer Hours with Amanda Clark
February 2: Iris Garden 9:30 - noon
March 9: Lily Garden 9:30 - noon
April 13: Perennials 9:30 - noon
May 18: Bruno Vegetable Garden 9:30 - noon
June 22: Hostas 9:30 - noon
July 27: Forman Garden 9:30 - noon
Join Kaul Wildflower Garden Curator John Manion for volunteer workdays in the Kaul Wildflower Garden, Barber Alabama Woodlands and the Bog Garden. Read John's newsletter, Botanically Speaking, to learn more or write John for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Propagate plants for our Spring and Fall plant sales or assist staff in maintaining select gardens!
Assist our Plant Adventures Coordinator in guiding clients through propagating and maintaining plants, creating flower crafts and visiting other areas of The Gardens.
Volunteer as an education docent and lead Discovery Field Trips for elementary school children. Teen volunteers are encouraged to assist our Children’s Summer Workshops instructors.
Work as a docent, giving weekday tours of The Gardens for visiting groups from around the neighborhood, state or nation.
Assist with a variety of office tasks including copying, filing, data entry, class registrations, etc.
Help patrons access library resources and assist at the circulation desk.
Help us fund our educational programs and raise awareness of The Gardens and our various activities!