Learn and share plant knowledge with visitors at SFBG!


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


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. After completing the training, we ask that you commit to leading at least one Interpretation Station per month. Next training starts September 8, 2018.



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

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 hours per month (after completing training)

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