Come join the UDBG’s volunteer corps! There’s a place for people with all kinds of talent, skills, and interests. Volunteers play a crucial role in all UDBG activities. Volunteering at UDBG is a great way to interact with fellow plant lovers in pleasant surroundings and to expand your gardening knowledge.
Look over the list below of volunteer opportunities to decide what interests you. Then fill out our online application form or you may download and print an application (pdf). Complete the downloadable application form and mail it to UDBG Volunteer Coordinator, 152 Townsend Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716
If you have questions volunteering, please contact Valann Budischak, Volunteer Coordinator, (302) 831-4188 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Assist in maintaining the gardens. Volunteers will participate in plant and garden maintenance, and project installation.
Nursery and Greenhouse Maintenance
Propagate plants from seeds and cuttings, and help grow plants in the nursery & greenhouse.
Work with staff to enter info into databases, assist with the newsletter, mailings, and special event preparation.
Plant Research & Record Keeping
Assist staff in maintenance of plant database. Volunteers will research plant names, produce plant labels, and create plant picture labels.
Assist in the coordination and staffing of the annual plant sales.
Staff information and registration tables at lectures, host art shows, hand out program and support materials, and more.