Help preserve an historic garden by volunteering with the Vanderbilt Garden Association!


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


Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site119 Vanderbilt Park RoadRoute 9Hyde Park, NY 12538


Garden help needed April through October, Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday mornings, 9 AM to 12 noon. Volunteers can come any of those days. The only requirement to remain a VGA volunteer member is to give 15 hours a year. No experience necessary. We will train and provide tools. Gardening includes planting annuals, pulling weeds, general grounds keeping. Non-garden help needed throughout the year to help plan fund-raisers, serve on committees, or serve on our Board of Directors. Interpreter guides are also needed May thru October, on the third Sunday of each month, to give free garden tours. We will train and provide all information to conduct the tours.


  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Fundraising
  • Donor Management
  • Public Relations
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 15 hours a year

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