Volunteers are essential to fulfilling the Gardens' mission of connecting people with plants. Every year, more than 2,000 volunteers donate their time in every area of the Gardens.

Volunteer Experiences

Long­-term: Adult Volunteer Programs

Short term/episodic: Special Events

  • One-­time opportunities
  • Diverse range of volunteer roles at every event
  • Fulfillment of student community service credit
  • Experience working with the public and special events team

Youth: Teen Volunteer Programs

  • Opportunities for students between the ages of 13-17
  • Summer Teen Volunteer Program
  • Gardens Teen Leaders Program

Corporate & Community Groups

Post­-9/11 veterans


Contact Us

For more information, send email to vol@botanicgardens.org or call 720-­865-­3609.


Community Service

  • York Street does not have any court­-ordered community service opportunities available. Please visit Metro Volunteers for open opportunities.
  • At this time, Chatfield Farms does not have any court­-ordered community service opportunities available. Please contact info@botanicgardens.org for more information.

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