Our volunteers make us bloom! Every year, hundreds of volunteers contribute thousands of hours to keep The Arboretum growing. This group forms a close and friendly team that keep our gardens growing in every way. 

Visit Forms to find all documents needed to volunteer with The Arboretum. Completed forms can be returned to:

Molly Davis, Director
500 Alumni Drive
Lexington, KY 40503

or via email to: molly.davis1@uky.edu

Click here to view a list of our 2017 openings: Volunteer Opportunities

See detailed descriptions of each opportunity below:

Adopt a Plot

Arbor Day


Birdhouse Display

Community Relations Committee

Docent in Training

Docent Tour Guide

Education Outreach Specialist

Events Photographer

Friends Charter Review Committee

Friends Lecture Committee

Friends Membership Commiitee 

Friends Plant Exchanges 

Garden Heroes 

Hospitality Committee Member

KCG Event Volunteer 

KCG Field Trip Volunteer 

KCG Greeter 

KCG Model Train Operator

Membership Assistant

Native Plant Volunteer

Party for the Pumpkins

Plant Photographer 

Spring/Winter Prep Volunteer


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