The Myriad Gardens Education Department is looking for dedicated volunteers to assist with indoor and outdoor tours and children’s education classes. They are also seeking skilled professionals who will volunteer to lead classes in their area of expertise, such as horticulture, culinary arts, sustainability, water conservation, wildlife, herbs, art, health and wellness, photography, etc. For more information on these opportunities please reach out to Megan Brown at 405-445-7087 or mbrown@myriadgardens.org

Education Programs

If you are a natural teacher or simply love plants and want to share your enthusiasm by helping teach one of our many education programs, this is an area that always needs additional help. Work with our Director of Education and/or our Children’s Garden Manager on programs that help bring nature to life. We have education programs for both children and adults.

Garden Greeter

Love to talk to people? Love to talk to people about plants? With additional training, learn to greet visitors in the Crystal Bridge and give Guided Tours to our adult, senior and student scheduled groups. The primary responsibility of this position is to give accurate, interesting information to enhance guest visits. In addition, we want people to convey enthusiasm and positive energy about the environment and about the Myriad Botanical Gardens.

 Horticulture

As a horticulture volunteer, you would help to maintain the landscaping throughout the Crystal Bridge and the outside Gardens. This could range from weeding, planting/removing annuals, picking up dead/yellow leaves and possible plant exhibit work. If you enjoy working with your hands and being outdoors, this is the job for you!

Special Events

This is a huge area of need for the Myriad Botanical Gardens. This option is for individuals or groups wanting to help on an as needed basis. These opportunities include basic customer service, arts and crafts, having a presence at our many festivals and events throughout the year. This area has the most volunteer flexibility!

 

To fill out an application to become a volunteer, go to our volunteer application page. 

For more information contact Megan Brown, mbrown@myriadgardens.org