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Volunteering

Information centre volunteer

The Botanic Garden Information Centre is staffed totally by volunteers. They are the welcoming face of the Botanic Garden, answering visitors' questions, promoting the Garden and its projects, and selling postcards.

Full training is given and no horticultural knowledge is required.

Enquiries are very welcome. Phone 471 9275 or visit any day (except Christmas Day and Good Friday) between 10am and 4pm or email Friends of the Botanic Garden.

Information Centre Volunteer Online Application Form (new window)

Information Centre Volunteer Application Form (PDF, 554.9kb, new window)

Tour Guides

Gain skills - Meet People - Contribute!

Voluntary tour guides lead half hour introductory tours of the Botanic Garden.

Hosting is the main role and no horticultural knowledge is required. Visitors might be from Dunedin, New Zealand or around the world - what a fun way to meet people while you show off your beautiful Botanic Garden. Full training is provided.

Enquiries are very welcome. Call 471 9275 or visit the Information Centre between 10am and 4pm.

Horticultural work

For queries about voluntary gardening work contact Barbara Wheeler on 03 471 9350

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