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Horticulture Center

Volunteer Application Form

Meet Our Volunteers!


Share your GREEN! Volunteer at the Horticulture Center.


Would you like to:

Discover new interests?

Rekindle old interests?

Expand your knowledge?

Gain new friends?

Be a part of something new?

We would like to invite you to share in the experiences at the Center.

Horticulture assistants:

Volunteers assist staff in maintaining the gardens.  Some duties include watering, weeding, planting,  pruning, mulching and record keeping.

Special activities assistants:

Volunteers assist staff by performing various duties that may include such things as helping with newsletters and making plant tags or signs. 

Special events assistants:

Volunteers assist staff with special events that may occur throughout the year.  Volunteers are needed to prepare for the events as well as during and after these events.         

Education assistants:

Volunteers may aid in the creation and collection of educational materials for the Center.  Volunteers may give tours to faculty, students, and community members.  Interaction with  the public would involve a positive and friendly manner with knowledge of the Center’s current and future plans.


Share your knowledge, Share your time, Share your experiences

by volunteering at the Illinois State University Horticulture Center.