Volunteer Information

Volunteer at the Houston Arboretum

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
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.

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!
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For the safety of our visitors, the Nature Center building will be closed to the public for the next few days as we begin the first phase of renovations. Please note - restrooms and water may not be available during this time. Thank you for your patience and understanding!