Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming a Cornell Botanic Gardens volunteer. Once you complete the form, click the submit button at the bottom.

Contact Information


Why do you wish to volunteer with us, in general? What do you hope to contribute and gain through volunteering?


What areas, assignments or services are you most interested in assisting with?

Skills and Experience

What types of skills and experience do you have? What other organizations have you volunteered with, if any?


What is your availability for volunteering? (what days/times are you available? Are you looking for a short term assignment, or long-term? etc.)

Demographic Information

The following information will be used for statistical purposes only. Age is required only to verify minimum age requirement as per Cornell University policy.

Email Preferences

We like to keep volunteers informed of important news, schedules, and volunteer opportunities by email, however will not send you any email you prefer not to receive. Use the checkboxes below to select the kinds of email you would like to receive from us.

Emergency Contacts

Please list the person you would like us to contact in the event of an emergency that occurs while you are engaged in volunteer activities. An asterisk (*) indicates a required field.


Please list one (1) references other than friends or family. An asterisk (*) indicates a required field.

Password Selection

Please choose a password to use when logging in to our online volunteer management system, Volgistics. You will be sent instructions on how to log in to Volgistics once your volunteer assignment has been determined.


I hereby state that the information I have provided in this application form is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge.