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WHO are we?

Our volunteers are students: highschool, college, & life-long learners
Our volunteers are teachers: introducing others to the wonders of nature
Our volunteers are doers: assisting our staff in classes & events and enhancing the Arboretum grounds & trails

HOW do we do it?
Our volunteers do what they enjoy doing:
Like to work with kids? Check out our children’s programs!
Like to chat with others and share your love of nature? Check out our Discovery Room, helping with events, behind the scenes support or at the Information Desk!
Like to learn about the native flora & fauna? Check out our gardening & trail work groups!

WHAT do we do?

Our volunteers contribute their time, passion and knowledge to assist the Arboretum’s education and conservation programs which are the corner stones of our Mission.
Our volunteers get involved, get outside & get back into nature through active & support activities.

Both weekday and weekend volunteer opportunities are available. The minimum age for volunteering is 16. Orientations & trainings are held throughout the year.

Come join the fun in our habitat!

Individual Volunteer Opportunities

Group Volunteer Opportunities

For more information, call Lynne Hester at 713-366-0375 or email volunteer@houstonarboretum.org

Volunteer conservation group at the Houston Arboretum

Volunteer conservation group from Rice University at the Houston Arboretum


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