Join us at Tyler Arboretum by becoming a valued volunteer!
Volunteering at Tyler Arboretum gives you the opportunity to share your unique skills, to learn some new ones, and to meet new people while helping us thrive. Volunteers are essential to the Arboretum’s ongoing activities and growth. We welcome your support, expertise, time, experience, ideas, and energy.
There are many opportunities to fit a wide range of talents and interests (see below). To get started, please complete and submit a Volunteer Application (PDF). For additional information, contact:
Melissa Hamblin, Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: (610) 566-9134, ext 205
Office Hours: MWF, 10 am – 3 pm
Urgent - We Need You!
We have an urgent need to fill the following positions. If you or someone you know would be a good fit for tending our Butterfly House or becoming a Summer Camp Assistant, please contact Melissa Hamblin. Details are below and, as always, your efforts and support are greatly appreciated!
Butterfly House Volunteer Training - Volunteers are needed for the duration of the Butterfly House Exhibit (June 29th-August 24th) to greet visitors and share information about butterflies and what is happening in the House that day. Volunteers are also needed to net butterflies in the Arboretum and release them in the House. No experience is necessary, but training is required.
Commitment: Volunteer schedule flexible 2-hour shifts with a minimum of two times per month requested
One Training Session Required: Wed., June 5 from 1:30 – 4:00 pm or Sat., June 8 from 10:00 am-12:30 pm
Sign up for training here: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/60B0E4AADAC22A46-butterfly1
Summer Camp Assistants - Work with our education team helping campers with games, hikes, crafts and projects. Perfect for teens 15 years or older who love the outdoors and enjoy working with kids. A fun way to fulfill school or other service requirements. Interviews required.
When: Positions available in one-week increments from June 24 – August 16.
Contact: Melissa Hamblin at email@example.com
Recent Volunteer Accomplishments
71 Volunteers contributed a total of 208.5 hrs during Tyler Arboretum’s Pancake Breakfast to help us raise money for our education department. They served a record-breaking 1000+ visitors in a 5 hour period. Well done team!