Help keep QBG clean, green, and growing!
Join the over 2,000+ 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.
Contribute as a Community Volunteer
We welcome individuals to join a community Horticulture or Compost day, and to help us set up, clean up, and run day of Public Programs throughout the year.
Plan A Corporate Volunteer Day
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 and tools, and granola bars.
Looking for a Virtual Opportunity? Check out “Explore the Garden” Virtual Group Tour