Love trails, trees and travelers? Volunteers needed!


Cause Areas


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


4000 SW Fairview BlvdPortland, OR 97221


Hoyt Arboretum is Portland’s museum of living trees. People from across the Metro area - and from around the world - enjoy exploring the arboretum’s 6,000 trees along 12 miles of walking trails. Hoyt Arboretum’s Visitor Center is the first stop for most of these visitors, and Visitor Services Representatives are their first point of contact. Volunteers represent Hoyt Arboretum by providing information to the public and by promoting a positive guest experience for each visitor.

Several shifts are currently available, including Monday mornings (9am-12:30pm), Wednesday mornings (9am-12:30pm), Thursday afternoons (12:30-4pm) as well as weekend shifts (11am-3pm). Volunteers are encouraged to volunteer for a minimum of 2 shifts per month or sign on for a regular weekly shift. Visitor Services Representatives are encouraged to be available for a 6-month commitment.

Training is provided. Please email for the complete volunteer position description.

Hoyt Arboretum is Portland's museum of living trees located on 189-ridge top acres in Washington Park. The Visitor Center is located at 4000 SW Fairview Blvd. For more information about Hoyt Arboretum, please visit


Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-4 hours/shift
  • 6-month commitment

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