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Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix, Arizona

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Garden Ambassadors promote the Garden during normal admission hours. Take a quick online orientation under the Volunteer Gateway section of our website to familiarize yourself with the basics of the Ambassador role. Garden Ambassadors help guests appreciate the Garden by informing them of the Garden’s history and features. If you are looking for a way to spend time in the beauty of the Garden while becoming an essential part of our volunteer community, Ambassador volunteering is for you!

Here are the instructions:

  1. Please wear comfortable shoes.
  2. Please wear a mask and keep socially distanced from others during your service.
  3. Bring a water bottle to stay hydrated.
  4. Please wear weather appropriate clothing that is respectful to our guests.

Garden Ambassadors are welcome to continue their training and study by becoming a Docent. Visit our website at for more information!

Please fill out our application and waiver at our website:

No one under 15 years of age, please. Children 15 to 18 must be accompanied by an adult during volunteer activities.

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About Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix, Arizona


1125 N. 3 Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85003, US

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Japanese Friendship Garden is to maintain a beautiful, serene Japanese garden in the heart of Phoenix and provide educational and artistic programs and events to deepen our relationships and celebrate the rich history and culture of Japan.


The Japanese Friendship Garden - also known as RoHoEn - is an authentic 3 1/2 acre Japanese Stroll Garden with a tea garden and tea house. This tranquil and beautiful setting features 1,500 tons of hand-picked rock, stone footbridges, lanterns and more than 50 varieties of plants. Flowing streams, a 12-foot waterfall and a Koi pond with over 300 colorful Koi fish refresh the senses. The Garden is the product and shared cultural vision of the Sister Cities of Phoenix and Himeji, Japan.

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1125 N. 3 Ave.Phoenix, AZ 85003



  • General Education
  • People Skills
  • Environmental Education
  • Customer Service
  • Botany
  • Horticulture


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 or hours per week on a recurring schedule
  • Apply online, complete a short online training, complete an in-person training, be able to move stroll through the garden for 2.5 hrs.

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