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Become a Volunteer

Sign up to be a volunteer and lend a hand today!

Volunteering at the Columbus Botanical Garden is Easy!

No Matter What Your Skills Are, Or How Much Time You Have, Any Help At The Garden Is Valuable And Greatly Appreciated.

Garden volunteers must be at least 16 years old.

The garden cannot accommodate volunteers under the age of 16 with the exception of chaperoned school groups or special events.

If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out a profile below. Once you complete your profile, sign-up sheets for upcoming volunteer opportunities will be sent to your email. Thank you for your interest and help in maintaining the beautiful gardens.

Columbus Botanical Garden

Types of Volunteer Opportunities


Dig in, literally, by helping staff members with general maintenance, weeding, pruning, and planting.

Gardens Assistant


Help us grow our “little sprouts” by helping with school groups and public children’s programs.

Educational Programs


As a guide, serve as an interpreter for the entire Garden. Lead school groups, local clubs and organizations through the House, gardens, and adjacent structures.

Garden & House Guides

  • Opportunities to form life-long friendships

  • Pride in serving your community

  • Learning and teaching gardening techniques

What's in it for You?


Volunteer for music concerts, symposiums, Lifelong Learning, Children’s Education, and more.

Special Events

If You Are Interested in Volunteering

Please Fill Out This Form

Contact Preference
Check Volunteer areas in which you would be willing to work

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