San Francisco Botanical GardenAbout San Francisco Botanical Garden



San Francisco Botanical Garden Society is the nonprofit support organization for the San Francisco Botanical Garden. The Society oversees all services to operate and maintain the Garden, however horticulture positions are managed by the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department. Recruitment for those positions is administered by the San Francisco Department of Human Resources.


Open Positions

San Francisco Botanical Garden Society is currently seeking a:
Membership Marketing Manager
Special Events Officer
Visitor Services Agent



The Youth Education Department is currently offering paid internships.

High school opportunities:
Saturday Bean Sprouts (available year round)
Garden Explorers (summer)
Acorn to Oak Junior (summer)

Adult opportunities:
Children's Garden Internship (available school year)
Youth Education Program Preschool Internship (spring)
Acorn to Oak (summer)

The Garden seeks horticulture students for the following internships. Applications will be accepted through March 31, 2017 or until filled.
Garden Intern - Green Team
Garden Intern - Display Gardens
Garden Intern - Cloud Forest Collections
Garden Intern - Summer Intensive
Garden Intern - Asian Plants


Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in volunteering? Visit our Volunteer section to learn more about ways you can volunteer your time and energy to our world-class Botanical Garden.

SFBGS and San Francisco Recreation and Park Department San Francisco Botanical Garden's beauty and value as a major cultural resource are the result of a successful public/private partnership between San Francisco Botanical Garden Society and the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department.

ADMISSION  FREE for Members, SF Residents (with proof of residency) & School Groups | $8 Non-residents | Discounts for Seniors, Families & Children

LOCATED In Golden Gate Park, with entrances at the corner of Ninth Ave. at Lincoln Way (Main Gate) & at MLK Jr. Drive off the Music Concourse (Friend/North Gate) | Phone: (415) 661-1316 | Mail: 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122-2370

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