Outdoor Opportunities

Outdoor volunteers work to maintain and beautify Laurelwood Arboretum. Some volunteers welcome visitors and serve as tour guides.

Work in the Gardens

Tuesdays and Fridays, 9 a.m. to noon, April through October. Meet in the pavilion. Bring gloves, your favorite garden tools, and water. Work and learn while restoring and maintaining Laurelwood’s gardens.

Site Management and Construction

Work with the site manager and other volunteers to improve the arboretum’s bridges, buildings, drainage and infrastructure and help maintain our vehicles.

Work in the Gardens

Tuesdays and Fridays, 9 a.m. to noon, April through October. Meet in the pavilion. Bring gloves, your favorite garden tools, and water. Work and learn while restoring and maintaining Laurelwood’s gardens.

Site Management and Construction

Work with the site manager and other volunteers to improve the arboretum’s bridges, buildings, drainage and infrastructure and help maintain FOLA’s vehicles.

Tour Guides

Being a tour guide is a great way to meet the community and share your horticultural knowledge and enthusiasm for Laurelwood. We provide tour guide training.

Weddings/Photo Shoots

Facilitate weddings and photo shoots.

Knippenberg Center Greeter

Share your love of the arboretum. Greet visitors and offer information and materials.

Tour Guides

Being a tour guide is a great way to meet the community and share your horticultural knowledge and enthusiasm for Laurelwood. We provide tour guide training.

Weddings/Photo Shoots

Facilitate weddings and photo shoots at Laurelwood, as needed.

Winter Greenhouse Team

During the winter months, help grow plants for the plant sale, garden restoration, special display gardens and educational activities.

Scout Programs

Assist Girl and Boy Scout groups with merit badge programs and other outdoor activities.

View/download our Volunteering brochure.

For additional information, please call 973-831-5675 or send an email to info@laurelwoodarboretum.org.

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