“You’ll never be bored when you try something new. There’s really no limit to what you can do!” – Dr. Seuss

Enjoy the Benefits of Volunteering

Klehm Arboretum strives to create a healthy and happy environment in which volunteers can enjoy their work. Some of the rewards of volunteering at Klehm include:

  • FREE one-year membership to Klehm after one continuous year of volunteer service AND over 50 hours of service
  • FREE Klehm volunteer shirt
  • Two FREE passes for every 25 hours of volunteer service
  • An invitation to a special Volunteer Appreciation Event each year
  • 10% discount at the Klehm Gift Shop
  • Member admission price to special events and classes after 25 hours of volunteer service within same year
  • Opportunity to meet and develop friendships with others who share your interests
  • Supportive environment in which you can use your skills  and experience
  • Flexible scheduling that works with your busy lifestyle

2018 Volunteer Opportunities

Below you will find a list of the current volunteer needs for 2018.  Check back often for updates.

Special Event Volunteers

May 11-12, Annual Plant Sale  – 8 volunteers needed per day
June 2-3, Garden Fair Weekend – 50 volunteers needed per day
September 16, Hot Diggity Dog Festival – 10 volunteers needed
October 14, Autumn @ The Arboretum – 20 volunteers needed

Volunteer Garden Steward

This program would allow for specific groups, individuals or organizations to adopt one of our specialty gardens and be in charge of maintaining that specific garden at Klehm throughout the year.  Please contact Samantha Burbach for more information.

Experience in mechanical maintenance, painting, plumbing and electrical are all needed, as well.

To become a volunteer submit the form below:

Volunteer Interest Form

2017 Volunteer Awards

Presidents Award

Sam Darby

Above & Beyond

Jerry Bloom

Seedling Award

Ken Richardson