Become a Volunteer

  Join the Volunteers for gardening, fun, and comradery!

Creativity, comradery, a passion for and/or gardening skills help assist in furthering the ideals and activities of Sherman Library & Gardens.  Volunteers help make Sherman Gardens the warm, wonderful, and amazing gardens, not only for our local community, but, for all that visit!  Join a wonderful group that welcomes your volunteerism.  

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Monthly Business Meeting
The Volunteers meet the third Tuesday of the month (no meeting in December) in the Tea Garden at 9:30 am.  This meeting includes updates from Sherman staff, visiting speakers, and an opportunity to socialize with other like-minded individuals.  

Monday Coffee
On the first Monday of the month, a fabulous breakfast is served by Volunteers in the Tea Garden.  We meet at 9 am and serve breakfast at 9:15 am.

Gardening
Two-hour monthly commitment to assist the horticulture staff from 8 – 10 am (before the gardens open) in keeping our gardens beautiful.  One day a week is ‘group gardening’ or you can come on down any weekday.

Ambassador Program
Two-hour monthly commitment greeting guests and answering questions, while offering warmth and hospitality to Sherman Gardens visitors.  

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Ambassador Program, Garden Tour, Gardens Party, Creatures of the Night, Night of 1000 Lights, Holiday Gift Faire
  • Numerous plant sales/exhibits
  • Garden Shop
  • Sowers Group
  • Sherman Library
  • Field Trips
  • Assist education staff with Story Time, crafts, camps, etc.

Volunteer Commitment

  • Six-hour monthly toal commitment (or 72 hours a year) including two hours monthly gardening
  • Attendance at monthly volunteer meetings
  • Volunteering for Sherman Garden Events
  • Active Volunteer annual dues: $20

New Provisional Volunteer Training
There is a Provisional Training Orientation 2-4 times a year.  Once you send us the information that you are interested, you will be contacted as soon as the next group is scheduled.

For information about becoming a Volunteer please fill in the form below or contact:

Provisional Volunteer Coordinators

Heidi Hall
[email protected]

Sam Weiss
[email protected]

 

Volunteer Inquiry Form