Help keep QBG clean, green, and growing!


Join the 3,000 annual volunteers making a difference at our 39-acre outdoor urban oasis.

Explore the many ways to get involved- get fresh air and your hands dirty with our knowledgeable Horticulture staff; assist visitors and children explore nature with  Education and Public Programs; gain valuable technical skills in Maintenance; learn to turn Compost or tend to our Urban Farm; or share your Administrative and creative skills with our friendly staff.

We welcome individuals, community organizations, corporations, as well as high school and college groups.

How to get involved

Become a Garden Guide

For a long-term volunteering commitment, consider becoming a QBG Garden Guide. These super-star volunteers bring inspiration, positivity, and education to visitors and help them to appreciate plant collections and ecosystems in the Garden.

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Community Volunteering

Volunteer on a Horticulture or Compost Day and help us set up, clean up, and run Public Programs throughout the year.

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Corporate Volunteering

Help the Horticulture team with gardening tasks, such as raking, mulching, weeding, tree bed maintenance, planting, and more in our beautiful urban oasis. Your day includes training, gloves, tools, and granola bars.

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To stay up-to-date on new or upcoming volunteer opportunities, please CLICK HERE to complete a contact form. Completing this form does not guarantee volunteer placement, but will help us match you to the right opportunity.

Questions? We’re happy to help!

Email [email protected]


Upcoming Volunteer Events

Tue 16

Farm Community Volunteer Day

Tuesday, April 16, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Tue 23

Farm Community Volunteer Day

Tuesday, April 23, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Wed 24

Compost Beautification Community Volunteer Days

Wednesday, April 24, 9:00 am to 1:30 pm
Tue 30

Farm Community Volunteer Day

Tuesday, April 30, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
May 02

Horticulture Community Volunteer Day

Thursday, May 2, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm