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.
Contact Us: For questions about volunteering, contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Hannah Krikorian, at email@example.com or 970.416.2482.
The Gardens on Spring Creek Volunteer Program aims to enrich lives of volunteers and community members through our beautiful, curated gardens and outstanding education programs and events; create a financially sustainable workforce; and educate volunteers and guests about environmental stewardship through gardening.
Requirements for joining our Gardens Volunteer Program:
Our Gardens volunteers perform gardening tasks through our 12 acres of gardens and greenhouses and assist with special events. Click here to learn more.
Please check back in March 2023 when outdoor gardening resumes. If you are interested in volunteering with the Gardens this fall or winter, please check out our Special Events Volunteer opportunities.
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 enhance guest takeaways through interpretation and education. Click here to learn more.
Gardens education volunteers help us fulfill our mission to enrich the lives of people and foster environmental stewardship through horticulture. Volunteers can work in a variety of programs year-round including group tours, story times, camps, outreach, adult education and more! A criminal background check is required for volunteers in a position working with vulnerable populations. Tasks and responsibilities vary, training is provided and all volunteers are welcome! Click here to learn more!
Please check back in March 2023 when education opportunities resume. If you are interested in volunteering with the Gardens this fall or winter, please check out our Special Events Volunteer opportunities.
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.
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.
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 enhance guest takeaways through interpretation and education.
Project Hort, short for horticulture, is a full summer stewardship and volunteer program for teens entering sixth through 12th grade who are passionate about gardening, plants, animals and the environment.
We love hosting both corporate and community groups for volunteer projects at The Gardens from April - December.
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.