Volunteering is love made visible!

You can make a difference in your community!  Volunteering at Wellfield Botanic Gardens is a great way to get outside, have fun, and meet new people.  We have volunteer opportunities for everyone.  Below are just a few ways you can get involved.

  • Be a greeter in our Visitors Cottage.  Welcome guests with a smile and assist staff as needed.
  • Garden volunteers help with planting, pruning, weeding, and general garden maintenance.
  • Tour guides give guests a guided tour of the Gardens.
  • Presenting educational material during school field trips – – for more information about our Environmental Education Training Program click here
  • Assisting instructors during community education workshops and classes
  • Representing Wellfield at local and regional events
  • Lending a helping hand setting up for special events
  • Assisting in our office
  • Scheduling a day for your organization to volunteer
  • Adopting a Garden
  • ..and MORE!
  • To view, a calendar of volunteer opportunities click HERE

Volunteer Opportunities 

  • Horticulture volunteers are welcome daily Monday through Friday from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. starting Thursday, April 2 thru late fall of 2020. Dress for the weather!
  • We need greeters in the Visitors Cottage on Tuesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, as well as for some of our special events, including Groovin’ in the Gardens and Winter Wonderland Holiday Lights.
  • Event volunteers are needed for our concert evenings, group tours and other special events.

Click this link to register as a volunteer at Wellfield!

Contact Jodie Papandrea, Guest Services and Volunteer Programs Manager at j.papandrea@wellfieldgardens.org, or call 574-266-2006 ext. 107

Thank you for helping us grow!