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Horticulture Volunteer

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Butterfly House & Aquarium

  • 4 people are interested
Blue Clipper Butterfly

Take care of our conservatory plants by planting, weeding, pruning, watering, integrated pest management scouting and doing other assigned tasks as needed.

Looking for a friendly volunteer interested in coming in to maintain plants a couple times a week.

(During summer months we need folks interested in caring for outdoor landscaping plants as well)

In light of COVID-19 the Butterfly House and Aquarium requires ALL staff and volunteers to wear a face covering during the duration of their shift. For the safety of our staff, volunteers, guests, and animals, ALL guests* are required to wear a face covering upon entrance to the facility. There are also several hand sanitizing stations at the entrance to each exhibit and heightened cleaning procedures throughout the day.

*Guests under the age of 2 are not required to wear a face covering. Guests between the ages of 2-6 are encouraged to wear a face covering. Please inquire with the Butterfly House and Aquarium Staff with further questions.

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About Butterfly House & Aquarium


4320 S. Oxbow Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57106, US

Mission Statement

The Butterfly House & Aquarium's mission is to learn, heal, and celebrate nature's beauty with tropical butterflies and marine life!


Our butterfly conservatory is home to more than 800 tropical butterflies from around the world! Along with amazing plant life, there is a relaxing waterfall and koi pond. Not to mention, an emergence window where you can watch brand-new adult butterflies emerge from their chrysalis! We also offer the Cove area; which, houses over 20,000 gallons of salt-water aquariums and over 200 aquatic animal species. Along with the largest collection of living corals in the midwest, two interactive touch pools, and a 360 degree pop-up dome aquarium! Our facility offers many amazing sites from Above, Below, and Beyond!

Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


4320 S Oxbow AveSioux Falls, SD 57106



  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Education
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Botany
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 25
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10:00am-1:00pm OR 1:00pm-4:00pm. 2 shifts per month (minimum) preferred.
  • Must have mater gardener, agricultural, or horticulture background.

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