Join us in celebrating our 50th Birthday by planting 50,000 daffodills at Brookside Gardens!
Volunteers will be planting daffodil plugs from 9am-12pm.To sign up, click on the SCHEDULE tab above, then click on the button "sign up for shift".
Minimum age of volunteers: 14
Volunteer Type: Adult, Family, Senior (55+), Youth, Student Service Learning
Job Type: Event (1-7 days)
Click here for details and to apply
Experience behind the scene opportunities to assist staff in preparing for our popular Winter Light show! We start getting ready for this show now, so it can be ready to go in late November!Volunteers are needed to help us wrap holiday lights on new and existing displays throughout the gardens.We are looking for help during the week, between the hours of 10am to 2pm. There will be NO ladder work, mostly wrapping lights around trees and forms.Look under Duties and Requirments for more information.
Minimum age of volunteers: 16
Volunteer Type: Adult
Job Type: Seasonal (2-6 months)
Do you share an interest in horticultre and public engagment? If yes, then consider volunteer at Brookside and McCrillis Gardens. Both Gardens offer unique opportunities for prospective volunteers to donate their time to their local public garden. Single day and long term projects offered.Note to Prospective Volunteer:Apply to this position if you are expressing an interest in volunteer opportunities with Brookside Gardens. You'll be the first to be informed when particular positions are posted.
Background check required: Yes
Minimum age of volunteers: 11
Volunteer Type: Adult, Family, Senior (55+), Youth, Student Service Learning, Group, Scout, Corporate
Job Type: Event (1-7 days), Long-term (6 months+)
Are you a group leader looking to do some Team Building, have your group give back to the environment, or just them get out in the parks? We can help you with that! We are always looking from groups like yours to help us with several types of projects in the parks, including Weed Warrioring (removing bad plants so good plants can thrive); Trail Projects (building or restoring natural surface paths); Park Cleanups; Nature Center Projects (can including gardening/mulching/restoring play areas/trails/etc.); Gardening; helping New Trees Survive; Spreading Wood Fiber at Plagrounds and many more.Contact our office by applying to this job, or just give us a call at 301-495-2504.We will need to know some basic information to set you up with the right project, including:- Size and ages of group- When and Where would be convenient for your group- Any restrictions (need bathrooms, running water on site)- Group Leader contact information (and anyone who needs to be copied on any correspondence.Thanks - we look forward to working with your group on setting up a great project in the Parks!(Make sure you fill out the GROUP application - it's much shorter!)
Background check required: No
Minimum age of volunteers: 8