Become an Arboretum Volunteer

Looking for a way to give back and learn more about the natural world? Volunteers support the Houston Arboretum’s dual mission of conservation and education by getting active on the grounds, engaging visitors on and off site, supporting educational programs and events, and so much more. Learn about our different volunteer opportunities and consider becoming an Arboretum Volunteer today!

Currently, the Arboretum is not accepting any new volunteers. Please check back in January 2024 to learn more and apply.

Adult Volunteers

Ages 16+

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Teen Volunteers

Ages 13-17

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Group Volunteers

Corporate groups, schools, and more.

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Upcoming Public Volunteer Opportunities:

Participate in Community Science

Volunteer your time as a community scientist when you make observations for national and worldwide research projects. Visit our Community Science page to learn about Arboretum projects, upcoming opportunities, and ways to participate on your own.

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Support the Houston Arboretum

The Houston Arboretum & Nature Center is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization which depends on donations to support nature education and conservation programs for Houstonians of all ages.

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