You can make a difference! Our volunteers are valued members of the Polasek family who enjoy benefits such as field trips, discounts in the gift shop, appreciation events and much more. From maintaining the gardens to assisting with educational programming, volunteers contribute more than 7,800 hours a year to the success of our programs and to the enjoyment of our visitors.
Join the dedicated group of volunteers who share their time and expertise. Volunteer opportunities include docents, gallery receptionists, gardeners, sculpture care, special events, gift shop coordinator, office help and more.
One of our most popular volunteer activities is helping in the garden. No rsvp required.
Tuesdays & Thursdays, year-round 9:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m.
Dress to work in the garden and join us twice weekly for demonstrations, informal talks and hands-on gardening covering a wide range of topics. No advance reservations necessary for Hands-on Gardening
Volunteers are asked to:
- Select a position appropriate to their interests and abilities
- Develop a dependable schedule
- Attend an orientation session and/or training session