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    Becoming a volunteer at River Farm means becoming a part of a special group of people in your community working to educate and inspire people of all ages to become successful, environmentally responsible gardeners. Volunteering provides unique opportunities to enrich your gardening knowledge and experience. It also allows you to participate in the restoration and preservation of River Farm.

    Volunteering

    Volunteer Opportunities

    Horticulture

    Assist AHS staff with garden tasks; including data collection of plant collections.

    Tours

    Provide tours and interpretive walks for children and adults, revealing the hidden and not-so-hidden wonders in the process.

    Special Events

    Participate in the planning and staffing of AHS public events.

    Administrative Projects

    Assist AHS staff in a variety of office tasks.

    Education

    Help lead children's activities in the Children's Garden or help enhance and maintain the Children’s Garden.

    Creative Support

    Provide AHS with artistic support; design, photographic, and musical, etc.

    Garden Shop/Library

    Assist AHS in creating, cataloging, and staffing a horticultural library. Greet visitors from all over the world and help them with their research.

    Technology

    Assist AHS in creating and monitoring web-based sites.

    Maintenance

    Help AHS with many building maintenance tasks.

    To learn more, e-mail volunteer@ahs.org or call (703) 768-5700