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We invite you to join San Francisco Botanical Garden's Volunteer Team! Give your time, gain new skills, and make new friends. The volunteer team is one of the greatest strengths of our organization, making numerous programs possible. Volunteers work in many areas – they guide visitors and school children through the garden, staff special events, maintain the gardens, work in our Bookstore, Plant Arbor and Library, help with graphic design and assist in our offices.
Annual Plant Sale
Our huge Annual Plant Sale needs your help! Have fun, learn about our plants and help the Garden at the same time. Volunteers are needed from Monday, April 28 through Saturday, May 3 for a variety of tasks from plant transportation to food prep to feed our army of volunteers!
San Francisco Botanical Garden Society is now hiring interns to assist the San Francisco Rec and Park Nursery gardeners in maintaining the Botanical Garden and for our Children's programs. Learn more.
Photo by Honeymilk Studios.
Work with Kids
Volunteers are always needed for our thriving Youth Education Department. Help maintain our Children's Garden and assist with programs or become a Children's Walk Guide. Find out more about current opportunities to work with children or email Carol at Claughlin@sfbg.org or call (415) 661-1316 ext. 412.
Four Easy Steps to Volunteer
A majority of volunteer positions require no gardening experience or special knowledge. Through volunteering at the Garden, you will learn from working with professionals in horticulture and education, plus gain hands-on experience.
Whether you are a master gardener, a professional or a homemaker, retired or work full-time, a teacher or a student, the Botanical Garden needs your time, skills and talents. Through volunteering, you will meet others with similar interests and hobbies and experience the satisfaction of sharing in significant accomplishments.
Please come and volunteer, enjoy the beauty of the Garden and the rewards and camaraderie of being a part of our team of dedicated volunteers. We look forward to welcoming you!