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Sat Mar 04, 2017 10:00 AM - Sat Apr 29, 2017 04:00 PM


San Francisco Botanical Garden1199 Ninth Avenue at Lincoln WayCounty Fair BuildingSan Francisco, CA 94122


Become a docent and share the wonders of San Francisco Botanical Garden with visitors from all over the Bay area and the world! We are seeking volunteers who are interested in plants and who enjoy talking to people to become docents and lead Interpretation Stations, a 2 hour interactive display in the Garden on weekends.

Volunteers attend an 8 week training, taking place on Saturday mornings and Thursday evenings. After completing the training, we ask that you commit to leading at least one Interpretation Station per month.


  • Adult Education
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Botany
  • Gardening
  • Environmental Education

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 hours per month, after completing training
  • Complete 9-week training, attend 12 hours of continuing education yearly

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