Current Volunteer Opportunities 2017-09-05T19:39:49+00:00

CURRENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

No need to have a green thumb!

Garden volunteers
Weeding, dead-heading, pruning, planting, and other garden maintenance. Volunteers work outdoors on Wednesdays and Fridays 9am-12pm, April-October.

Docents
Docent training runs February-April. Docents provide guided tours with a general overview of the gardens. Tours are offered year-round and take place six days a week.

School Program Guides
We provide training, background information, lesson plans and materials. School programs are weekday mornings April-June.

Special Event assistants
Assist with event set-up and take-down. Special events include flower shows, art exhibits, plant sale, Free Fun Friday, Winter Reimagined, Plant Sale, and concerts.

Parking Assistant
Show visitors to open parking spaces, use radio (walkie-talkie) to communicate to other volunteers and staff during special events.

Membership Tabling
Share your love of Tower Hill by helping to enroll new and renewing Members at special events. Training required.

Administrative support
Behind-the-scenes help with filing, organizing, stuffing envelopes, and basic data entry projects.

Information Desk
Welcome visitors, provide basic knowledge of the Garden, provide clerical support to the guest services staff and answer the phone.

Library
Projects require research about former gardens and garden owners/designers, and often require research on Worcester County Horticultural Society/Tower Hill history. Must be comfortable with doing research, using a variety of print and online resources, and proficient with MS Word, Excel, and other tools.

Please contact Suzanne Hauerstein, Volunteer Coordinator for more information at shauerstein@towerhillbg.org or call 508-869-6111 x175.