Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Denver Botanic Gardens' Blossoms of Light event at our York Street location in Denver. Complete this application to sign up for volunteer shifts.

PLEASE NOTE: Any open shifts will appear under "Sign up for Shifts". If a date is not listed, it means our schedule is filled for that night. If no dates are listed, please check back later on.

Volunteers must be 16 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. Please complete the application form below, check the I AGREE box and then click CONTINUE at the bottom of the page.

All volunteers must be friendly, outgoing and willing to help visitors with questions. Great customer service skills are essential and a smile is always encouraged!

Remember: when you select shifts, you are confirmed and we depend on you to fulfill your commitment.

NOTE: Denver Botanic Gardens events do not qualify as court-ordered community service.

Event Information:
Blossoms of Light is York Street's annual holiday lights event. The event will run nightly from November 29, 2019 - January 3, 2020.

If you have any questions about the positions please contact Volunteer Services at 720-865-3537 or katie.bukowski@botanicgardens.org.

Thank you for your help! We look forward to working with you.

Name and address


Demographic Information

This information is used only to help us get a better idea of the demographic make-up of our volunteers.


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Sign up for shifts

Select the dates, times and positions for your volunteer commitment. You WILL be added to the schedule for the shifts you select, so please make sure the dates and times do not conflict.

Only dates with open positions will appear below. If no dates appear, our schedule is full at this time for every night.


Emergency Contact Information

Please provide information for a person we can contact on your behalf in case of an emergency.


Account Password

When registering for Blossoms of Light, you will be given an account for Volgistics, our online scheduling system, where you will be able to view and change your schedule. Please provide a password for your account below.


Volunteer Agreement

I certify that the information provided in this volunteer application is true and correct and has been given voluntarily. I understand that this information may be disclosed to any party with legal interest and I release Denver Botanic Gardens from any liability whatsoever for supplying such information. Volunteer placement is a selective process and not all applicants are accepted into the program. Denver Botanic Gardens reserves the right to place volunteers in an area best suited to the applicants skills and the needs of the organization. No volunteer position is guaranteed and positions may be terminated at the Gardens' sole discretion.

I understand that I will not be paid for my services as a volunteer and I will adhere to volunteer program guidelines stated in the volunteer handbook.

Volunteer Waiver and Release
Denver Botanic Gardens is not responsible for an injury or accident that may occur during my participation as a volunteer in any activity or event. I understand by checking the "I Agree" box below that I assume full responsibility for any injury or accident that may occur during my participation as a volunteer, at either the York Street or Chatfield location, and I hereby release and hold harmless and covenant not to file suit against Denver Botanic Gardens, employees and any affiliated individuals (releasees) associated with my participation from any loss, liability or claims I may have arising out of my participation, including personal injury or damage suffered by me or others, whether caused by falls, contact with participants, conditions of the facility, negligence of the releasees or otherwise. If I do not agree to these terms, I understand that I am not allowed to participate in the volunteer program.

Media Release
I hereby give permission for my images, captured during regular and special Denver Botanic Gardens activities through video, photo or other depictions, to be used in all forms of media and in all manners, for advertising, trade, or any other lawful purpose. I waive the right to inspect or approve the finished product, including copy that may be created in connection therewith. I also waive any rights of compensation or ownership thereto.

I agree to hold harmless Denver Botanic Gardens from any claims for damage, libel, slander or invasion of privacy.