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


1125 N. 3 Ave.Phoenix, AZ 85003
Volunteer as a Docent
Follow your passion for Japanese Culture to the tranquil Japanese Garden where we would be happy to train you to be one of our cherished docents


(no experience needed)
Be able and willing to answer questions for our visitors. Share some of the meaning of the Garden by leading or assisting with informative tours for Garden guests. Tours are held during public hours on weekends and for private tour groups, school programs, prior to tea ceremonies, and during special events. Support the Mission of the Garden.
To begin, you learn some facts about the Garden from a script we provide. Then you follow experienced docents and observe their various styles. When you feel ready, you can begin providing tours yourself.


  • People Skills
  • Japanese
  • Storytelling
  • Public Speaking
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 19
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once a week, 2 hours

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