Get Involved

Volunteering


There is something for everyone at Bok Tower Gardens, and once you think you’ve “seen it all” there is even more going on behind-the-scenes! Consider volunteering with us and learn how you can put your incredible talents to use at one of America’s finest gardens – complete with benefits, too!

Join us for our Volunteer Job Fair January 16

Ready to learn new skills, meet new people, and have fun? Join the staff of Bok Tower Gardens at its annual Volunteer Job Fair on Friday, January 16 beginning at 2 p.m.

Information will be available from a variety of Gardens’ departments that offer volunteer opportunities. Once a volunteer donates 50 hours of service or more, they earn a tour of the Singing Tower, membership to the Gardens, and numerous other benefits.

To R.S.V.P. for the Job Fair or to learn more about volunteer opportunities at Bok Tower Gardens, please fill out the form below.

See yourself volunteering here!

Imagine working in one of the most beautiful and peaceful spots in Florida, the joy of sharing it with thousands of visitors, the satisfaction of maintaining historic and botanical treasures like Pinewood Estate and endangered plant collections, and the fun of working with people of similar interests.

Volunteers are vital to the operations of Bok Tower Gardens, a world-class non-profit organization. Volunteer contributions, no matter how many hours, are significant to the success of our programs and the comfort and experience of our visitors. Each year, volunteers donate more than 45,000 hours to Bok Tower Gardens!

Whether you can help a few times a year for a special event or are able to work several hours a week, we invite you to join our team. No matter if you are a “people person,” have a “green thumb,” or want to share a special talent, we have a job for you. Inside or outside, summer or winter, your contributions are appreciated!

You can volunteer in the following areas:

  • Visitor Center Information Host
  • Garden Guide
  • Horticulture Assistant/Nursery
  • Rare Plant Conservation Program
  • Land Steward/Natural Areas
  • Plant Shop Assistant
  • Blue Palmetto Café Assistant
  • Tower & Garden Gift Shop Assistant
  • Office Assistant
  • Special Events Assistant
  • Pinewood Docent
  • Information Booth
  • Security Patrol – Shuttle Driver
  • Holiday Home Tour at Pinewood Estate “Angel”

The Benefits

In addition to the personal satisfaction derived from your work and the new friends you make, there are a variety of other benefits earned as a volunteer at Bok Tower Gardens. Volunteers who donate enough hours receive a tour of the Singing Tower, membership to the Gardens, four free passes for friends and family, tickets to the Holiday Home Tour, a Volunteer Handbook and much more!

Are you interested in volunteering?

For those willing age 16 years and older, sit down with Rachel Henderson, our Visitor Services and Volunteer Program Manager, to find out more about the Volunteer Program at Bok Tower Gardens and to discover how you can make an impact in our organization. Email Rachel at rhenderson@boktower.org, or fill out the form below.

Request Volunteer Information

Once you’ve completed this form you will receive a confirmation email, and Rachel will contact you with further details. Trouble viewing this form? Click here.