Embrace nature as a volunteer at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
Are you a nature lover and ready to make a positive impact in your community? Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens invites individuals with a passion for nature to join its team of dedicated volunteers. Since the 1960s, workers have tended a variety of plants in this 47-acre seaside garden. It’s the long history of passionate people behind the scenes that makes this non-profit botanical marvel unique.
If you’ve been thinking about delving deeper into the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, now is the perfect time to join as a volunteer. Whether you can spare a few hours weekly, monthly, or seasonally, there are a variety of opportunities waiting for you. Volunteers gain hands-on experience, specialized gardening knowledge, and other great benefits.
Volunteers at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens help with plant collections, contribute to special events, support fundraising initiatives, and more. For those who love people and are passionate about plants and nature, an exciting opportunity awaits – Spring Docent training begins in February. As a lecturer, you will create memorable learning experiences for visitors through guided tours, educational events, and interpretation stations. Connect with nature, build friendships, and make a lasting impact as a volunteer.
Key opportunities for volunteers:
- Assistance with plant collections
- Contribute to special events
- Engage visitors through awareness and education
- Support fundraising initiatives
Exciting Spring Docent Training Opportunity:
- Free training is offered at the Gardens on February 9, 16, February 23, and March 1, 2024 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
- This four-part training is designed for all experience levels
- Help create memorable learning experiences for visitors of all ages
- Lecturers engage visitors through guided tours, educational events and interpretation stations
Join the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens community and make a difference today! Email Sarah at Volunte@gardenbythesea.org to get started or visit www.gardenbythesea.org/support/volunteer to learn more about volunteering and find details about the upcoming Spring Docent training.