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Get Your Hands Dirty at The Gardens!

Volunteers are critical to the mission of The Gardens on Spring Creek to improve lives and foster environmental stewardship through horticulture. The Gardens relies on more than 10,000 volunteer hours donated by volunteers annually.

Current Volunteers: Click here to access Engage and sign up for volunteer shifts. Having trouble using Engage? Click here for the Engage Help Guide. 

Contact Us: For questions about volunteering, contact our volunteer coordinator, Hannah Krikorian, at or 970.416.2482.

New Volunteer Applications for Gardens Volunteers are no longer being accepted. Please check back in March 2024 when our ongoing volunteer onboarding will resume.  

Volunteers at The Gardens

Can't commit to an ongoing volunteer role? Not to worry! We have many opportunities for groups and individuals to volunteer at The Gardens on a less regular basis.

Join us by volunteering at an upcoming special event! No application is necessary, but you will need to create a free Engage account to sign up for shifts.

Click Here to View Available Opportunities

These volunteer opportunities are designed for teens between the ages of 14 and 17 who are passionate about gardening, plants, animals or the environment.

Build your college resume and gain valuable experience through these opportunities specifically geared toward teenagers.

Current Opportunities#

Teen Butterfly House Volunteer

Volunteering in our Butterfly House is both educational and rewarding! Butterfly House volunteers are responsible for maintaining USDA containment standards, helping to ensure excellent guest experience, and enhancing guest takeaways through interpretation and education.

Click Here to Complete an Application

Project Hort

Project Hort, short for horticulture, is a full summer stewardship and volunteer program for teens entering 6th through 12th grade who are passionate about gardening, plants, animals and the environment.

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group volunteering

We love hosting both corporate and community groups for volunteer projects at The Gardens from April through October.

To assist us in matching your group to an appropriate volunteer project, please complete our Group Volunteer request form below. We will reach out within two weeks.

Click Here to Request a Group Volunteer Project