Guest Experience Specialist - Admission desk/Garden Shop

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Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden


This position is at the admission desk and Garden Shop providing high quality guest experience for visitors and promoting Botanical Garden activities, events, membership and more.

Ideally volunteers cover a shift per week but fill-in shifts may be available. Volunteers should be involved multiple times per week to keep up on skills needed for the role and current events.

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About Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden


909 Robert D. Ray Drive, Des Moines, IA 50309, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to explore, explain and celebrate the world of plants.


The Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden is a vibrant 7-acre public garden in the heart of Des Moines that features 10 distinct gardens, including a water garden, conifer and gravel garden, rose garden and more. Our iconic geodesic conservatory features tropical and desert plants, which is the perfect escape from Iowa’s winter days.


We'll work with your schedule.


909 Robert D. Ray Dr.Des Moines, IA 50309




  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Shifts are 3.5 hours; ideally once a week
  • A high level of comfort interacting with the public, processing sales and handling cash. Ability to represent the organization and keep up on current activities. Comfortable processing memberships and asking for donations.

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