Summer Botanical Volunteer Orientation 2018

Date: Thursday, June 14th, 2018
Time: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Location: UBC Botanical Garden, 6804 SW Marine Drive
Cost: Free
Instructor: Sustainability and Community Programs

Spring into summer and learn more about plants and ecology with us! As a volunteer with UBC Botanical Garden, you get to participate in helping us run events, tours and community outreach. Our volunteer orientations are held seasonally and offer an overview of the ways you can become involved at the Garden. No experience necessary: we welcome volunteers of all levels of experience and interest in making new friends and greening your life! National Garden Days are on June 16th -18th and we will need volunteers to support our workshops and tours.

2018 Volunteer Opportunities

  • Tourism Challenge Garden Greeter Ambassadors (April and May)
  • Garden Guide Training
  • Special Events: Garden Days, Apple Festival
  • Friends of the Garden

You will receive a complimentary tour of the Garden. Please dress for the weather, including footwear for all terrains. Bring your questions, curiosity and camera – the Garden is beautiful! Come and be part of our amazing team!

Notes: Free Visitor Parking for 3 hours, provided you enter your license plate. If you decide to not come, please cancel your spot so that someone else can join in.

Questions? Call 604-827-3907 or email