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    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


    • 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: Sheriden Hansen ( 435) 919-1335 or Stacie Stone (435) 919-1323

    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