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ORGANIZATION: San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 20 people are interested
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Do you love to plant seeds of inspiration and watch them grow? Then plant a seed of volunteerism at the San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden and watch it become a beautiful creation!

We have a wide range of different volunteer opportunities from gardening to event planning, working with children to leading tours for senior citizens, weekdays to weekends, outdoors to indoors and a diverse team of volunteers of all ages and from all backgrounds. Visit our volunteer webpage for a review of a few of our opportunites.

We are always looking for new people to assist in our beautiful Garden, but you don't have to be a gardener to volunteer at the San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden! We have a place for every skill- accounting, clerical, marketing, engineering, public relations, business development, librarian, salesclerk and the list goes on. Join us in creating a living legacy for generations to come!

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About San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden


3450 Dairy Creek Road, El Chorro Regional Park, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden is to display the diverse plant life of the Mediterranean climate zones of the world and to provide opportunities for education, recreation, conservation and research. Through its programs and facilities, the Garden will foster an appreciation and understanding of the relationship between people and nature and will encourage a sense of stewardship toward the natural environment.


The San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden is located in El Chorro Regional Park, halfway between San Luis Obispo and Morro Bay on Highway One. It currently consists of a 2.5 acre Preview Garden, Propagation facilities, a Childrens Garden of Exploration, and two straw bale constructed, solar powered buildings, one of which is an educational/meeting facility and the second which is our offices and Library. Our Master Plan envisions a 150 acre garden dedicated to creating and interpreting the Mediterranean climate regions of the world- coastal California, Central Chile, the tip of South Africa, coastal south and southwestern Australia, and the Mediterranean Basin region. This focus is unique in the world of botanical gardens and is part of our effort to link people with plants from around the world that can be grown here in a sustainable manner. You can find out more about what we have been doing at the Garden from our website, www.slobg.org or on our Facebook page.


Arts & Culture
Education & Literacy
Arts & Culture, Education & Literacy, Environment


We'll work with your schedule.


3450 Dairy Creek RoadEl Chorro Regional ParkSan Luis Obispo, CA 93405



  • Environmental Education
  • Community Outreach
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Botany
  • Gardening
  • Carpentry


  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training

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