Cleveland Botanical Garden Volunteer


Positions Available

Summer Exhibit Ambassador* - During the summer exhibit in the outdoor gardens, volunteers monitor the exhibit pieces and activity stations, and interact with guests and families in the gardens providing exhibit information and general directions. Summer exhibits run late May through late August.

Group/Public Tour Guide – Serve as an ambassador to the Garden by hosting groups from all over and provide informative tours.

Green Corps Volunteer Crew - Green thumbs interested in making Cleveland a healthier and more sustainable community are invited to work alongside Green Corps youth and Crew Leaders. More information available here

Hershey Children’s Garden Volunteer* – Facilitate learning through play by assisting with interactive programming and visitor assistance; some garden maintenance may be included. 

Library Aide – Assist librarian with general shelving and shifting of books, and special projects including labeling, cataloguing, and archives.

Botanical Garden School Guide – Deliver quality programs to grades pre-k through 12 during planned school visits.

Garden Plant Care Assistant – Help keep our urban gem spectacular by assisting the horticulture staff with the daily activities and gardening procedures throughout the grounds.

Visitor Services Representative* – Ignite excitement and wonder for guests by serving as greeter and ambassador to the Garden. 

Special Events Volunteer* – Throughout the year, the Botanical Garden has both short and longer term special events, such as Gourmets in the Garden, Hoppy Hour, craft stations, Egg Hunt, Boo-tanical Bash, and more. Volunteers assist with set up, running the event and then clean up.

Garden Store Retail Assistant* – Share your shopping enthusiasm by assisting guests in the Garden Store. Greet guests, keep merchandise organized, assist in pricing, and help staff bag purchases.

Garden Naturalist – Engage visitors in hands-on programming at an activity station in one of the outdoor gardens. Garden Naturalists provide visitors an opportunity to stop and explore more about the gardens and nature.


11030 East Boulevard