Volunteer


General Volunteer Opportunities


Birch Syrup Project Volunteer

Start date: April 1, 2020
End date: May 15, 2020

One to two weekdays from 8:30-4 pm; schedule will be confirmed with volunteers.

Did you know that much like maple trees, birch sap can be used to make delicious syrup? If you would like to learn this process, consider applying for the Birch Syrup Project volunteer position at the U of A Botanic Garden. Spend early spring at the garden, under the guidance of our trained horticulturists, tapping and collecting sap from trees. You will also be able to see how this sap is processed into delicious syrup. No previous experience required, however reasonable physical fitness, ability to work outside and some knowledge of plant biology are an asset. Orientation and training is provided. Only selected candidates will be contacted.

Reference "Birch Syrup Project" in the application form if you think this exciting volunteer opportunity is right for you.

We thank all applicants; however, only successful candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline: March 11, 2020


Plant Sale Volunteer

Start date: May 8, 2020
End date: May 10, 2020

Available shifts:
Friday, May 8 - 12:30 pm -4 pm
Saturday, May 9 - 8 am - 12:30 pm
Saturday, May 9 - 12 - 4 pm
Sunday, May 10 - 9 am - 12:30 pm
Sunday, May 10 - 12-3 pm

Come be a part of the immensely popular annual plant sale at the U of A Botanic Garden. In this position, you will be providing support to our visitor services team by greeting and directing the public on this busy and exciting day. The ideal candidate for this position has a positive attitude, enjoys working with people and loves being outdoors.

Reference "Plant Sale" in the application form if you think this exciting volunteer opportunity is right for you.

We thank all applicants; however, only successful candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline: May 1, 2020


 

Luminaria Volunteer Opportunities

You can help create the magic of Luminaria, and be a behind-the-scenes part of this very special annual event!
Volunteer applications for 2020 Luminaria will be available in September.


For more information on volunteer opportunities, call (780) 492-3069 or email uabg.volunteers@ualberta.ca