Help Keep QBG clean, green, and growing!

Make a difference. Be part of someplace special by volunteering at QBG.

Led by our knowledgeable staff, volunteers participate in a variety of activities—from seeding to weeding, or supporting our education and administration departments—while gaining new experience and skills. We welcome individuals, community organizations, corporations, as well as high school and college groups. We offer a pleasant work environment, friendly mentors, flexible scheduling, and the opportunity to be part of a special 39-acre urban oasis.

Unless otherwise specified, the opportunities listed are for INDIVIDUAL SIGN-UP ONLY.


Registration available approximately one month prior to each event. For more information or to register, click on the corresponding event on the right.

Farm & Compost Volunteer Days – May through October. Every Wednesday and the last Saturday of each month.


Registration available approximately one month before each event. For more information or to register, click on the corresponding event on the right (or below if viewing on a mobile device).

Horticulture Volunteer Days – First Thursday of the month, April through June and September through November, 9am to 12pm.

Help keep QBG clean, green, and growing! Join our horticulture staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics while working hands-on with our plants. Make new friends and put your green thumb to good use in a variety of seasonal projects, including weeding, watering, pruning, planting, mulching, and more! Explore the beauty of QBG’s ever-changing scenery as our flowers bloom, trees grow, and community comes together.

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Community Volunteer DaysOffered in May and September.

Roll up your sleeves and keep QBG clean, green and growing! Led by our horticulture staff, volunteers will participate in a variety of gardening activities. We will provide our volunteers with light refreshments, free garden admission, and a fun-filled day of hard work!

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Long Term Internship and Volunteer Opportunities available with the Horticulture Department at QBG.

Horticulture Internships

Check back in early 2020 for Horticulture Internship opportunities!

Horticulture Volunteer Opportunities

Applications for seasonal volunteer opportunities with our Rose Garden are now being accepted. Email [email protected] with your contact information, availability and experience.


Check back this Fall for more 2019 sign-ups!


We welcome individuals and small groups to help us set up, clean up, and run day of Public Programs and Festivals throughout the year. If you are interested in helping out at a program or festival, please email [email protected]. Volunteer placement may be limited based on event and not guaranteed, but we will always confirm prior to the event dates.

Fall Garden Events 

Check back in August for more 2019 sign-ups!


Applications for volunteer opportunities with our Garden Greeter Volunteer Program are now being accepted.


Applications for volunteer opportunities with our Development & Membership team are now being accepted.



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.

To arrange for a separate large, private, or corporate volunteer opportunity, please email [email protected].