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Volunteer Opportunities

Please contact Cookie Adams, Volunteer Coordinator, if you are interested in any of the positions available or if you would like more information about volunteering at the Garden!  256.830.4447 ext 238  |  cadams@hsvbg.org


Galaxy of Lights

Walking Nights for Parking: Assist in traffic control and parking during walking nights and requires a minimum of 6 volunteers each night. SIGN UP HERE!

Galaxy 5k: Volunteers will assist with packet pick-up, check-in participants, snack tables, and beverages. Lots of fun for all! SIGN UP HERE!

Galaxy 3k Fun Run: Volunteers will assist with packet pick-up, check-in participants, snack tables, and beverages. Lots of fun for all! SIGN UP HERE!

Bike the Lights: Volunteers will assist with packet pick-up, check-in participants, snack tables, and beverages. Lots of fun for all! SIGN UP HERE!

Horticulture

Gardening Assistant: Pulling weeds in flowerbeds.  Flexible from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Contact Cookie at cadams@hsvbg.org.

Fern Glade: Wednesday mornings at 10:00 a.m., Weeding fern beds; help plant and prune when necessary. Contact Susan McDonald at susan.mcd@knology.net for more information. 

Garden Grubbers: Tuesday mornings 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., flexible-Maintain the Nature Trail, support Holmes Trillium Trail, Bush Azalea Trail, and provide plants, trees and shrubs through propagation to the Garden and HBG plant sales. Contact Anna Bright abrightdesign@aol.com or 256-506-9609 for more information. 

Education

Children’s Field Trip Volunteer: Tour groups are 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. or 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. You may do one session or both.  Contact Misty Hertzig, Children’s Education Manager, 256-830-4447 ext 253 or mhertzig@hsvbg.org.

Guest Center

Admissions Desk & Shoppe at the Garden: Located in the Guest Center Atrium. Volunteers needed Monday and Friday mornings, 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Greet guests; take admission, check-in members and sell membership; share information about the Garden; answer incoming calls; handle gift shop sales. Full training provided.  Contact Donna Parsons at dparsons@hsvbg.org.

Additional Volunteer Opportunities

Galaxy of Lights Crew: Report to Galaxy Trailer Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Help prepare displays for the Garden’s holiday light extravaganza!  No technical expertise is required to do any of the jobs.  We train everyone on-the-job and most jobs are done as a Team.  For more information please contact Bob Hovde at Bob@hovde.us.


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