Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming a Huntsville Botanical Garden volunteer. Once you complete the form, click the "Continue" button at the bottom. Please note that submitting an application does not guarantee acceptance into the Volunteer Program.
Note: There are limited volunteer opportunities on weekends, and some assignment areas are only offered on certain days of the week. More information will be provided during interview process.
Complete address is required.
Please leave blank any fields that do not apply. Email address is required.
Volgistics Volunteer Alerts sends reminders, alerts, and custom messages from System Operators and
Coordinators. Use this section to opt-in and opt-out of text messaging (also known as "SMS"),
and initially set how you would like to receive messages. Your messages can be delivered as emails,
text messages, or none. You can change this at any time through VicNet. View supported phone carriers.
Message and Data Rates May Apply. For help or information on this program send "HELP" to 28344.
You can send "STOP" to 28344 at any time to opt out. For additional assistance, call 888-891-6978 or
Message frequency based on account settings.
Messages are not guaranteed to be delivered. All messages will be sent by email until you respond "YES"
to the welcome text message sent after the application form is submitted. Message preferences
can be changed in VicNet on the Account tab.
Please indicate any areas of interest. We may or may not be filling positions in all listed areas at the time of your application. Brief assignment descriptions can be found on the Huntsville Botanical Garden website in the “Volunteer” section (hsvbg.org/volunteer). Examples of assignments for each volunteer area are listed below.
Note: All volunteers working with minors will be required to complete a background check.
Administrative: Administrative Support
Conservation and Curation: Conservation, Mapping & Plant Records, Plant Labels
Galaxy of Lights: Galaxy Crew
Garden: Wednesday Guys (Handyman Projects)
Guest Services: Shuttle Driver, Raptor Show
Horticulture: Plant Sales, Site Work, Native Plant Nursery, Greenhouse, Grubbers, etc.
Learning and Public Engagement: Butterfly House, Docent, Family Programming Volunteer, School Field Trips, Youth Education Program
Major Events: Greeters, Shuttle Driver, Ticket Scanners, etc.
Please list two most recent employers/place of volunteer service.
Please indicate any skills you have in the following areas:
Please list 2 references who can attest to your character.
Please list the names and contact information for two people who can be contacted in the event of an emergency.
Please indicate if you need any type of special assistance.
Please read the following statement and if you agree, please indicate by clicking the "I agree" button at the end of the document.