Garden with Plants From Around the World All in One Place


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


4000 SW Fairview BlvdPortland, OR 97221


Support the Hoyt Arboretum, play with plants from around the world, and help us share the beauty and importance of trees and plants with people from arund the world (and locals of course!). Gardeners help with maintaining the areas around the Visitor Center, Pavilion, and Winter Garden and assist in keeping those areas appealing for visitors and healthy for the collections.

Objectives and Responsibilities:

  • Remove weeds, litter, and other unwanted material from identified areas
  • Assist with irrigating collections during the summer
  • Report back to staff regarding things of interest, in bloom, and of concern
  • Greet visitors and answer questions as able - please remember that you represent the Arboretum while you’re here


  • Gardening

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4+ hours per month
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