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Career Opportunities

Denver Botanic Gardens is a nonprofit, Equal Opportunity Employer who welcomes people seeking careers or internships. Employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications and abilities.

Positions at Denver Botanic Gardens at York Street

  • Lead development, implementation, and evaluation of public interpretation programs. Primarily responsible for guiding and maintaining the relationship between the volunteer docent corps and the Gardens in order to offer guided learning opportunities to the public. Manages the docent program and other interpretative interactions to meet the Gardens’ learning aims and ensure positive visitor experience. Develops training materials and coordinates instruction in collections content and tour techniques. Manages communication with the volunteer group. Leads recruiting efforts in conjunction with volunteer services. Creates and schedules interpretive interactions for public. Ensures coverage of tours and shifts by volunteer docents; researches and produces tours and other interpretive programs; creates training materials for them. Delivers tours, trainings, and programs as needed. Some weekend or evening work possible.

  • Cleans, maintains and sets up public and service areas and equipment for visitors, employees and volunteers. Work areas assigned may include Housekeeping, Grounds Keeping and Set-ups. Ensures a positive presentation of DBG facilities for visitors and staff.  Under general supervision, performs and maintains the external appearance of DBG.  Acts as customer-oriented liaison between DBG and the public.

  • Proactively and courteously solicit Gift Shop sales and new Gardens’ Memberships while assessing and ensuring a respectful, positive, safe and pleasant Garden experience for our members, visitors, and customers, fellow employees and volunteers.

    24 - 32 hours a week.   Must be able and willing to work evenings and weekends as required.