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920 S 50 W, Kaysville, Utah

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Volunteer

The Utah State University Botanical Center is dedicated to building a more sustainable Utah through community education. This is an excellent opportunity to meet other community-minded individuals, make new friends, and help support an important educational resource.

 

 

Volunteer Benefits

  • Meet fun and interesting people
  • Increase your knowledge
  • Contribute to the community
  • Variety of volunteer schedules

Qualifications

  • Enthusiasm for learning (training provided)
  • Friendliness
  • Dedication

Adult Volunteer Opportunities

Tour Guides: Learn the ins and outs of the Utah House, surrounding water-wise landscape, and/or wetland areas and share your knowledge with others.

Field Trip Leaders and Assistants: Tuesday - Friday mornings during April, May and September. Help K-6 students learn about plants, energy, wildlife and wetlands.

Landscape Assistants: Tuesday mornings, April through fall, learn from our garden expert while helping out in the water-wise landscape.

Special Event Volunteers: Help with USU Botanical Center's special events including Baby Animal Days in May, the Farmers Market all summer and Pumpkin Palooza in October.

  • For adult volunteer application, click here
  • For Master Gardener information, contact: Britney Hunter (801) 919-1271 or brit.hunter@usu.edu

Youth Volunteer Opportunities

Camp Counselors: Youth between the ages of 13-18 for children's educational summer camps.

  • For youth volunteer counselor application, click here
  • For more information about youth volunteering, contact: Jayne Mulford (801) 919-1265 or jayne.mulford@usu.edu

Community Group Opportunities

Food Demonstration Garden: Join in on providing the local food bank with local produce by helping maintain the Food Demonstration Garden.

Pond Cleaning: To ensure that our ponds ecosystem is at its best, we work to control garbage and pollutants surrounding the ponds.

  • For more information about community group volunteering, contact: Debra Thompson (435) 919-1266 or debra.thompson@usu.edu

Scout Volunteer Opportunities

  • For more information about community group volunteering, contact: Shawn Olsen (801) 451-3402 or shawn.olsen@usu.edu