Garden Guide

Garden Guide

Become a Garden Guide

Bring inspiration, positivity, and education to our visitors! Help visitors of all ages understand and appreciate plant collections and ecosystems in the Garden. Assist visitors while they explore and participate in our seasonal programs.

2022 – 4 Onsite Opportunities

Discovery  |  Flower Patch  |  Farm   |  Movie Night

Must be able to commit to entire season to apply

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Discovery Guides use our discovery cart and kits to engage visitors. Perfect for people with knowledge of plants and plant ecosystems, a willingness to grow and learn, and a friendly demeanor. Guides should have strong communication skills, interest in environmental sustainability, love to engage with nature, and excited to share their enthusiasm for the Garden with visitors. Some experience leading tours or public speaking is preferred.

Available Shifts:

April through June, and September through November

Wednesdays 3-6pm, Saturdays and Sundays 9am-12pm, 12-3pm or 3-6pm

Flower Patch Guides support our very popular Flower Patch Program at the Garden. They will help to prepare and set-up the Patch, and provide event day support to greet visitors, help them navigate the Patch and hand out materials. Guides should have strong communication skills, love to engage with nature, a friendly team attitude, and be excited to share their enthusiasm for the Garden with visitors.

Available Shifts:

April 23rd through May 8th

Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-5pm

Farm Guides engage visitors by leading tours during open hours at the Farm. Perfect for people with knowledge of plants and plant ecosystems, a willingness to grow and learn, and a friendly demeanor. Guides should have strong communication skills, interest in environmental sustainability, love to engage with nature, and excited to share their enthusiasm for the Garden with visitors. Some experience leading tours or public speaking is preferred.

Available Shifts:

June through September

Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-1pm and 12pm-3pm

Movie Night GuidesQueens Botanical Garden’s Movie Nights series turns the urban oasis in Flushing into an outdoor cinema! Visitors will experience big screen magic with the beautiful backdrop of golden hour in the evening. We are looking for individuals to help at each Movie Night. Movie Night Guides will assist visitors to navigate the Garden to the event, assist at craft tables, food service, store kiosk, and more.

Available Shifts:

Memorial Day (May) through Halloween (October)

Friday or Saturday evenings, usually from 5pm-11pm

1 day per week per season – Spring, Summer and Fall minimum commitment

 

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CONTACT

Eryn Hatzithomas, Community Engagement Manager

718.886-3800 x216 | [email protected]