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Garden in the Woods180 Hemenway RoadFramingham, MA 01752


Our Philanthropy volunteers assist with a variety of interesting and important projects throughout the year; including research, database maintenance, mailings, and donor/member events.

  • Attention to detail and accuracy is very important for this volunteer role.
  • Volunteers must understand the need for and be committed to maintaining confidentiality when working with member/donor records.
  • Volunteers should be positive and enthusiastic about helping the Society and its supporters.
  • Volunteers should be willing to learn about our mission and our region-wide activities.
  • Volunteers are responsible for arriving on time and checking in with the Philanthropy staff for scheduled sessions, and for notifying us if they are delayed or unable to attend as planned.


Successful Philanthropy volunteers are friendly, enthusiastic, willing to learn on the job, patient, respectful, reliable, and enthusiastic representatives of New England Wild Flower Society. They are computer-savvy, comfortable working with Microsoft Word and Excel, and have a pleasant telephone manner.


Philanthropy volunteers must be committed to working at least two 2-hour sessions every month.


Database and other training will be provided as needed.


Philanthropy volunteers enjoy hands-on opportunities to learn about membership and fundraising initiatives, to express their philanthropic and conservation values in activities that are practical and meaningful, and to obtain a personal sense of reward from giving back to an organization whose mission they believe deeply in. Special programs are offered to volunteers, ranging from garden tours to slide presentations and lectures at brown-bag lunches.


  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Fundraising
  • Transactions
  • Data Entry

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • two 2-hour sessions every month
  • Database and other training will be provided as needed.

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